W. L. Pryor v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. L. Pryor v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company
Case Date: 
1900
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
74
Notes / Description: 

Railroad was sued for "setting fire to and destroying, by means of coals, or sparks, thrown from or emitted by a locomotive… the grasses and fertilizer" in Pryor's clover field. Testimony by H. C. Brundridge, John Crofton, T. P. Curran, S. A. Miller, Sol. Jones [Solomon Jones?], James Littleton, and S. H. Canady.