Sycamore Manufacturing Co. v. M. Tomlin et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Sycamore Manufacturing Co. v. M. Tomlin et al.
Case Date: 
1896
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Official Duty

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
663
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff, Sycamore Manufacturing Co., named the largest taxpayer in Cheatham County, filed suit on their behalf and that of the County school children against defendants M. Tomlin, trustee of Cheatham County from 1882-1888, and his bondsman of sureties (too many to list) to recover revenues collected by him in his official capacity. The plaintiff claimed that the defendant absconded shortly after his election to his fourth term as trustee and defaulted on more than $6000.