William Cato & wife, Maggie v. James T. Jenkins

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Cato & wife, Maggie v. James T. Jenkins
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Negligence

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
43
Notes / Description: 

Maggie ("woman of the African race") said foot hurt by shoe box that fell off transfer wagon driven by Jenkins' employee, Guy Peyton, as Maggie crossed public square in Nashville from South End of Market House, where she was a servant at $15/mo. Witnesses: Dr. Duncan Eve, Eastman (African descent), Alex McEwen (small colored boy with Peyton), Anderson, Jeff Yardly (colored man), Sallie Jones. Names 3 merchants for whom Jenkins hauled. Names several Nashville streets. Describes "winging".