State v. Aetna Iron Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Aetna Iron Co.
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Nuisance

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
116
Notes / Description: 

The defendant is charged with causing filth to be collected and remain in Piney Fork and Beaverdam creeks near its manufacturing facility. Witnesses living close to the streams claim the water is filled with refuse material, making it undrinkable and killing fish. Said refuse material was the result of washing ore and charring wood. Exhibit materials include correspondence between the Southern Iron Co. and J. A. Bates. Add. material located in MT 893.