Southern Railroad & Virginia Southwestern Railroad v. Hawkins County, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Southern Railroad & Virginia Southwestern Railroad v. Hawkins County, et al.
Case Date: 
1914
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Tax Collection

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
5
Notes / Description: 

The county court levied a tax as follows "5 cents on each $100 of taxable property. . . For repairing pike roads," then these levies were changed. The Railroad asserts that the county did not have the authority to change the taxes, and were careless in their judgment.