T. C. Ankeny v. The Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
T. C. Ankeny v. The Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway
Case Date: 
1892
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

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

Plaintiff was ejected from a train by train staff and forced to walk two miles in the rain after being found without a ticket and refusing to pay an extra fee. Plaintiff claimed that he was unable to purchase a ticket because no attendant was on duty. Plaintiff, described as 66 years old and crippled, brought suit seeking damages for injuries to his health and good name. 2 folders.