William George & John Dickson v. Christopher Winters

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William George & John Dickson v. Christopher Winters
Case Date: 
1838
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
23
Notes / Description: 

Winters trespassed on George's land, dismantled and removed 30 fence panels. During this activity, he trampled and destroyed grass and corn. With the fence down, nearby livestock entered the property, consuming the grass and corn. George sued for $500.00 damages