T. M. Williams v. T. V. Cooper

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
T. M. Williams v. T. V. Cooper
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
38
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff brought suit to replace 1/2 tobacco crop, the other half being owned by African American workers. The crop was levied by Def. to settle debt for Mattie Collins, owner of the land yet contractually she had no claim to the crop. Defense moved to dismiss as plaintiff only lost 1/2 a crop.