A. W. Rhea v. Roane Iron Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. W. Rhea v. Roane Iron Company
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Fraud

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
50
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff Rhea claimed that the defendant company sold him a lot of land in Rockwood under multiple false representations that there was a massive coal supply in the area for the purpose of driving up land price and drawing buyers. There are several cases against the Roane Iron Company (ROC) for fraud related to the sale of land in Rockwood including box ET 1760, Nathan B. Johnson v. ROC and E. S. Earley v. ROC and box ET 1776, J. P. Robinson v. ROC.