Thomas Herndon v. J. C. Kendrick et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thomas Herndon v. J. C. Kendrick et al.
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petition to Compel Sale

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
593
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Additional Defendants: C. D. Runyon, W. H. Trunley, T. R. Hancock and Wilcox, Louis G. Wood, Wesley Drane, and additional 12 defendants. Plaintiff, Thomas Herndon filed suit against the defendants, eleven warehouse firms of Clarksville, to compel them to sell him tobacco at their auction. Herndon claimed that all persons have a right to buy tobacco at their public sales despite the defendants position that one must be a member of the Clarksville Tobacco Board of Trade. Info on local tobacco trade.