Susan Quinn, admr. v. James Biggs, Jr. & M. W. Borden

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Susan Quinn, admr. v. James Biggs, Jr. & M. W. Borden
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
42
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff is the administrator of the estate of M. D. Quinn (dec.). John Shields also listed as a defendant in the summons. Plea of trespass to the plaintiff's damage of $50,000 for when the defendants, listed as Rebels and traitors to the state, unlaw- fully and with force of arms entered the home of the deceased, then alive, and assaulted him. They forced him to leave his property and kept him for a full month.