State for the use of W. W. Davis, et al. v. Atha Thomas, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State for the use of W. W. Davis, et al. v. Atha Thomas, et al.
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Official Duty

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
82
Notes / Description: 

Additional plaintiffs: T.H. Hicks, S.P. Clyce, and A.S. Neil. Too many defendants to name. Atha Thomas was elected Treasurer of the State of TN in 1887 and as such was Commissioner of the Insurance Department for the state. Plaintiffs suing defendant for granting a license to the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co. knowing it had no proper assets to pay its policy holders when losses occurred. Exhibits in MT Oversize Box 5.