W. H. Warwick v. Adam Hodges, J. Matt Roberts & Jesse Hodges

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. H. Warwick v. Adam Hodges, J. Matt Roberts & Jesse Hodges
Case Date: 
1869
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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

Warwick started neighborhood school by subscription, Warwick to be paid varying rates to teach different subjects: spelling, reading, writing, arithmetic, English grammar, geography, natural philosophy. Schoolhouse built on Jonathan Bishop's land. Warwick taught 4 weeks, then locked out of schoolhouse, giving rise to dispute. Within testimony some questioned Warwick's teaching competency, but also his loyalty to the CSA. School directors: Bishop, Roberts, Adam Hodges.