State v. Alexander Ramsey

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Alexander Ramsey
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Obstructing a Public Road/Road/Right of Way

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
14
Notes / Description: 

The defendant lived on a public road and put up fences and other obstructions near the property to prevent people from passing by either on horseback or on foot. Case brought against him for impeding the public access through the highway and damaging property of the state in the form of the highway.