State & J. N. Turner et al. v. The Gallatin Turnpike Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State & J. N. Turner et al. v. The Gallatin Turnpike Company
Case Date: 
1885
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Unlawful Toll

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
289
Notes / Description: 

2 folders. Add. Plauntiffs:John S. Sanford, Lewis S. Sanford, D.P Byrns, R.D. Brown, J.W. Byrns, J.W. Whitesides, J.M. Albright, J.S. Guthrie, W. Porter Guthrie, John Utley, and more listed in file. State law for the turnpike road states that toll house must be 5 miles apart. Defendants claim that the "7th" toll house near them is too close to Gallatin and should be moved back further behind their access point and the "8th" toll house was built without warrant.