State v. Memphis Hotel Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Memphis Hotel Company
Case Date: 
1915
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Liquor, Sale of Illegal

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
361
Notes / Description: 

2 folders. Managers of the Hotel Gayoso and Peabody Hotel were operating illegal drinking saloons in two of the hotel rooms, as well as serving liquor in the billiard rooms. The hotel was then in violation of the four mile law and Nuisance Act. Seeking an injunction forbidding the future sale of liquor at the hotels and for their stock to be destroyed after what is legal is sold.