William M. Lawson, et al.v. Alexander & McCamy/McKamy

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William M. Lawson, et al.v. Alexander & McCamy/McKamy
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Official Duty

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
55
Notes / Description: 

Additional Plaintiffs: William Blair & Silas M. Ware. Plaintiffs part of law firm employed by defendants. Alexander & MCamy merchant firm comprised of _______ Alexander & William H. McCamy. Lawson had been elected county constable. Defendants originally sued for $250 damages, charging the firm with breach of covenant. On 2 Sept. 1856 defendants won a $77.11 judgment against a Thomas Lawson; W. M. Lawson broke his oath of constable by not properly executing a levy on his property.