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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1894 Mrs. Lena M. Ragsdale, et al. v. L. A. Ragsdale, et al. Montgomery Debt Consolidated cases. Additional cases include: "R. D. Mosley v. L. A. Ragsdale," "Farmers and Merchants Bank v. L. A. Ragsdale," and "T. L. Yancey v. L. A. Ragsdale." These cases were consolidated and brought together for the purpose of determining priorities of the parties in the distribution of a fund in the Chancery Court of Montgomery County. This case is related to "Lena M. Ragsdale v. Lewis A. Ragsdale," located in MT 990. Ragsdale was a wealthy businessman said to be worth $200,000. Middle Range: 36
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1011
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1894 Mrs. Fannie Wilmuth v. Louisville and Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages for Wrongful Death Plaintiff, Fannie Wilmuth, sued the railroad for $1975 as damages for negligently causing the death and physical and mental suffering of her husband, A. J. Wilmuth in 1889. A. J. Wilmuth was a brakesman on the defendant's train that ran over his legs. Middle Range: 36
Section: D
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1049
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1894 Farmers and Merchants National Bank v. T. Herndon et al. Montgomery Injunction Add def: T. and J. D. Herndon, A. J. Fletcher, A. R. Gholson, F. P. Gracey, Q. C. Atkinson, First National Bank of Clarksville, M. M. and N. E. Tucker, R. N. and J. P. Mann, Wilson and J. B. Legate, Patrick, T. and Katie McGarvin, Ed Turnley, B. F. Gill. The Herndons owed a debt to plf bank. They charged that in order to avoid payment, land had been fraudulently transferred to the wife Laura C. The plf here filed to enjoin defs from paying their mortgages to the Herndons and further transferring land Middle Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1196
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1894 Clarksville & Russellville Turnpike Co. v. Montgomery County, et al. Montgomery Injunction Add def: N. L. Carney, E. V. Harrison, T. H. Marable, Jas. H. Smith, Jno. S. Neblett, W. B. Young, Jno. H. Pettus, S. T. Hodgson, J. W. Page, J. W. Hayes, Gracey Childers, C. W. Tyler, J. A. Rollow, Finis Ewing, Brad Martin, F. P. Gracey, W. H. Woodward, W. H. Converse. Pltfs. sued dfnts. about the construction of a toll free bridge across the Red River. Pltfs. assert city/county still owe from construction of their bridge, and breach of contract on new bridge. See also MT 1224 Middle Range: 36
Section: E
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1042
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1893 W. W. Lunderman v. State Montgomery Fraud Lunderman was on trial for fraud for a counterfeit paper that stated Lunderman was entitled to $50.00 for his tobacco and signing the name of J. W. Camp. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 994
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1893 W. J. Ely, Assignee of Hancock, Hallums, & Co. v. Geo. W. Warfiled, Trustee of Montgomery County Montgomery Taxation, Unlawful Ely, as assignee of Hancock, Hallums, & Co. was assessed to owe the whole of the corporation's taxes, the estate of which had been ruled insolvent, thus non-taxable. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 987
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1893 W. A. Shippey v. W. L. Killebrew Montgomery Debt Killebrew was a Greenville, Mississippi based contractor hired by Harvey and Scott to complete work on a levy on the Mississippi River. Shippey was a subcontractor under Killebrew. Killebrew brought suit seeking payment for completing agreed upon work when Shippey was unable as well as payment for money loaned. Shippey denied owing any money and directed Killebrew to collect from Harvey and Scott. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 989
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1893 The William Gerst Brewing Co. v. C. D. Bailey County Court Clerk Montgomery Debt Authorities assessed a privilege tax against the plaintiff for maintaining a local agency for the sale and delivery of beer. For this tax a distress warrant was issued and the plaintiff paid the tax under protest. Plaintiff then commenced this suit to recover the taxes paid. Casefile provides a thorough description of the plaintiff's beer sales business. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 The Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Clarksville, Tennessee v. Thomas Herndon, et al. Montgomery Debt Additional defendants: T. P. Major, Wm. J Ely, and G. Wood. Herndon and Major, described as tobacco warehousemen, went out of business and failed to pay debt owed to the plaintiff. Plaintiff brought suit complaining that Herndon was attempting to dispose of property in order to conceal if from creditors and seeking the settlement of the partnership’s affairs. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 Stewart, Ralph & Co. v. F. P. Gracey & Brother Montgomery Debt Stewart, Ralph and Co. was comprised of Robt. Stewart, Alex Ralph, Jno. W. Woodside and Saml. Hendrickson. F. P. Gracey and Brother was comprised of F. P. Gracey and Matt Gracey. Plaintiffs were manufacturers of "snuff," in Philadelphia, PA. They purchased a lot of tobacco in Clarksville, Tennessee and contracted with the defendant to store it in their warehouse. Plaintiffs brought suit after the warehouse caught fire and their tobacco was destroyed. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 R. P. Maynard v. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages Plaintiff was employed by the defendant as a section laborer and was injured in an accident caused by a worn handcar brake. Plaintiff claimed the defendant was negligent in its duty to fix said brake and brought suit for damages. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 970
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1893 Oliver Davis Sr. v. State Montgomery Obstructing a Public Road/Road/Right of Way Plaintiff in error was accused of placing bars across a public road running through his farm. Road was described as the main road running between Bud's Creek and Palmyra. The road was originally constructed by a furnace company for hauling charcoal and ore. Casefile notes that Davis's farm may have been registered under his wife's name. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 965
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1893 Lowenthal & Son, et al. v. Max Levin, et al. Montgomery Debt on Account Lowenthal is variously written as Loventhal. Addtl pltfs: B. S. Loventhal, S. J. Loventhal, H. Weil, L. Weil, A. Weil - partners in business at, KY under the name of H. Weil & Sons, M. J. Levy, and Leon Levy in business under the name of M. J. Levy & Son in Nashville. Addtl dfnts.: Frank Levin, S. Oppenhiemer, & Nute Allison. Dfnts. operated a cigar and spirits business, got into debt, and sold stock to et al. dfnts., but didn't pay off debt with it. Pltfs. sued to recover debts. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 975
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1893 Louisville and Nashville Rail Road Co. v. Mrs. A. S. Jordan Montgomery Damages Plaintiff owned a railroad line running through the property of the defendant. The line was purchased by the plaintiff in 1859 from the Memphis, Clarksville, and Louisville Railroad Co. and included right of way through said property. Plaintiff also claimed right to 100 feet extending from either side of the road. Plaintiff complained that the defendant blocked access to the 100 ft. right of way and brought suit. The property in controversy was located in the 19th Civil District of Montgomery County. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 972
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1893 Lena M. Ragsdale v. Lewis A. Ragsdale Montgomery Divorce Plaintiff brought suit seeking a divorce from the defendant and a decree granting a previously promised interest in a $25,000 note. Plaintiff claimed that defendant was physically abusive and stated that he threatened her life several times. The defendant received a large estate from his father and was perhaps worth up to $200,000. He originally lived in Meridian, Mississippi but moved to Clarksville with his wife where he invested in trotting horses. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 L. Gauchat v. J. F. Wood Montgomery Obstructing a Public Road/Road/Right of Way Plaintiff and defendant were neighboring business owners in the City of Clarksville, Tennessee. Plaintiff was the owner of a mercantile jewelry, silverware, watch, and clock business, and the plaintiff was the owner of a mercantile hardware, agriculture, stove, and tin ware business. Plaintiff brought suit complaining that the defendant loaded and unloaded merchandise in front on plaintiff's building, thus obstructing traffic and causing him to lose customers. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 Kentucky National Bank v. The Farmers & Merchants National Bank Montgomery Debt This bill was filed by the plaintiff against the defendant (both national banks) alleging that it and the defendant had been doing a "collecting business," through each other and as a result the defendant became indebted to the plaintiff in the sum of $674. The transaction upon which the suit was based was made between Herndon and Major and W. J. Burnett. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 953
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1893 J. E. Fort v. N. L. Northington Montgomery Debt Plaintiff issued a note to J. G. Warfiled for $206 and made several payments. Warfield died around 1881 and the note fell into the hands of the defendant as administrator. The defendant filed a bill for the balance of the note but was awarded twice the principal and interest due. Plaintiff filed this bill seeking a review and correction of said decree and a judgment against the defendant for the excess money received . Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 989
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1893 Henry Lurton (col.) v. A. R. Gholson Surviving Partner, et al. Montgomery Injunction Additional defendants: J. M. Collier, Mattie Smith, W. J. Smith, J. P. Dunlop and wife Laura Dunlop, Charles Smith, and Earl Smith. A. R. Gholson was the surviving member of Smith and Gholson (which also included C. G. Smith). Plaintiff purchased from Smith and Gholson a tract of land located in the City of Clarksville, Tennessee. Plaintiff believed the purchase was rescinded after a claim was made by L. & N. R. R. Co. Smith died and Gholson brought suit and received judgment for the original notes. Middle Range: 36
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 990
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1893 First National Bank of Clarksville v. Smith, Edwards & Co. et al. Montgomery Debt Additional defendants: McMurray and Co. composed of William McMurray and Chas R. Hallums, Darden and Co. composed of William Darden and Chas. Hallums, and Jno. Staton Deputy Sheriff. Smith Edwards and Co. was comprised of J. H. Smith, J. T. Edwards, and W. B. Anderson. Defendants (with the exception of Staton) are all engaged in the tobacco selling and warehouse business. This is a bill filled to collect payment of a previous judgment which remains due and unpaid. 2 folders. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 954
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1893 Bruce L. Rice, admr. of William Newbern, dec. v. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages In 1892 William Newbern, an employee of the defendant, was struck by a train in the town of Clarksville. He died from the resulting injuries, leaving a widow and six children. Plaintiff brought suit for damages as the administrator of Newbern's estate. The defendant claimed Newbern was intoxicated at the time of the accident. Newbern earned $25 per month cleaning the defendant's "Princeton," train. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 972
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1893 Abe & Pomp Thompkins v. State Montgomery Trespass The plaintiffs in error are accused of entering the property of S. B. Seat and tearing down fences and gates. The fence in controversy was built across "Old Seven Mile Ferry Road," which runs through Seat's property. Seat claims the road was no longer public but that is still occasionally used as a "shun," road to avoid a nearby toll-gate. Seat and the plaintiffs are neighbors. Plaintiffs claim the road is still public and the only way to travel from their homes. Exhibit materials include a small map. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 955
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1892 William M. Daniel & West& Burney v. C. W. Staton Sheriff et al. Montgomery Injunction The law firm of West and Burney wascomprised of John J. West and R. H. Burney. Additional defendants: H. C. Merritt and R. H. Poindexter, assignees of the Franklin Bank. West and Burney were employed by W. A. Settle to defend him against a suit brought by assignees Poindexter and Merritt. Plaintiffs are seeking to restrict Staton from selling property under the resulting judgment and to have their lien against Settle be declared superior to that of the defendants. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 944
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1892 William Haynes v. State Montgomery Other Cause of action: Abusing a female under 10 years. Plaintiff in error was accused of raping 8 year old Almania Garrett at the home of her aunt, Ellen Trice. The plaintiff frequently stayed at Trice's home and employed her to do his washing. Casefile notes that Garrett's parents are dead and she has lived with Trice for two years. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 955
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1892 William Daniel & Thos. L. Yancey v. N. L. Carney et al. Montgomery Debt Add def: The First Colored Baptist Church of Clarksville, Ed. Cross, Clayton Cross, Robt. Snadon, Gabe Shelby, Lewis Redmond, C. D. Keesee, Geo Vance, J. W. Skinner, Joe Cross, Dawson Dick, and Wm. Barksdale, all deacons. The First Colored Baptist Church, organized in the 1860s, is described as being the oldest "colored," church in Clarksville. In 1890 the church became the center of various lawsuits stemming from dissatisfaction with the pastor. Pla.s are seeking payment of a previous judgment. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 935
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1892 W. G. Russell v. T. W. Lewis, admr. Montgomery Sale of Land/Property This bill was filed against the estate of W. T. Lewis, dec. Plaintiff alleged that he exchanged a plot of land with deceased for other plot. W. T. Lewis was to pay plaintiff the difference between the two tracts of land. Instead of paying difference, deceased was to give sell half interest for final payment. Deceased died before making final payment. Plaintiff therefore sued his estate. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 913
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1892 W. C. Dibrell v. The Citizens Building & Loan Association et al. Montgomery Injunction Additional defendants: A. Howell and James T. Wood. In order to secure the payment of a $500 note J. J. Rye executed a mortgage conveying a house and lot to the Citizens Building and Loan Association. Rye then sold said property to the plaintiff who assumed Rye would pay the balance due to the association. Plaintiff now complains that Rye did not pay said balance and states that the Citizens Building and Loan Association has without notice, sold said property to James T. Wood. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 941
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1892 Thomas H. Elliott. exe. of Stephen Pettus. dec. v. Mrs. Anna Dingee et al. Montgomery Estate Settlement Additional defendants: John H. Pettus exe. of Thos. F. Pettus dec., Ed. Pettus, Thos. F. Pettus Jr., Lewis T. Gold and wife, Sallie Gold, A. C. Pettus, William Pettus, M. D. Dennis, John Dennis, Z. P. Dennis, Ed. Dennis, Oscar Dennis, Ellen Dennis, Stephen Dennis, John Cowherd, Mattie Cowherd, John Ross, and Mildred Ross. This bill was filed to determine the appropriate distribution of money from the estate of T. F. Pettus to his daughter Anna Dingee. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 935
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1892 State v. Elisha Gilmore Montgomery Forgery The defendant and William Whitlock are accused of attempting to pass a forged checks to Joseph Rosenfield and Bayer Saywitz and Co. from F. B. Shelby. Shelby states that she did not sign or authorize the check in controversy. The original case resulted in a guilty verdict and a sentence of 8 years of hard labor in a Nashville penitentiary. Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 955
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1892 Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. v. W. J. Ross Montgomery Debt The defendant in error brought suit seeking compensation for a hog that was struck and killed by a train belonging to the plaintiff in error. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 935
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1892 J. W. Wickam & Jesse Weaver v. John M. Smith Montgomery Petitions for Certiorari This is an application for writs of Certiorari and Supersedeas in a case involving debt due by note from the plaintiffs in error (as surety) to the defendant in error. The plaintiffs attempted to appeal a judgement won by the defendant but their appeal was dismissed after claims from the defendant that the appeal bonds were irregular. Plaintiffs claim that they acted under the instructions of the Montgomery County Justice of the Peace. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 940
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1892 Irvin Quarles v. State Montgomery Motion for Appeal This casefile is an appeal from a case where plaintiff was charged with Murder in the Second Degree for the death of Abe Slaughter. Plaintiff struck Abe Slaughter with a bat, causing his death. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 913
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1892 Franklin Bank, etc. v. William M. Daniel et al. Montgomery Debt Add pla: H. C. Merritt, and R. H. Poindexter. Additional defendants: R. H. Burney, J. J. West, and W. A. Settle. Plaintiffs filed a previous suit against Settle for which they received a judgment in their favor of $15,000. Settle filed a separate suit alleging damages for the resulting attachments. Plaintiffs claim Settle has mortgaged several properties and seek to have said mortgages declared void. This case is related to "William M. Daniel and West and Burney v. C. W. Staton Sheriff et al.." Middle Range: 36
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 952
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1892 Franklin Bank v. G. N. Byers, et al Montgomery Bank Note Plaintiff company sued defendants for non-payment of a bank note Additional Defendant: E. B. Byers Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 933
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1892 Fannie Wilmuth v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages Wilmuth here sued defendant for damages of $19,075 for negligently causing the death of her husband A. J. Wilmuth dec. 1889. A. J. was a brakeman and was ordered to uncouple a train from a locomotive. But the brake was not on in the engine, and so the train rolled back, killing A. J. Middle Range: 37
Section: C
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1192
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1892 Consolidated Causes of Citizens Bank of Princeton Kentucky v. Kendrick Pettus & Co., et al. & William Dority Assignee & Co. v. Franklin Bank, et al. Montgomery Debt Too many additional defendants to note. This was a creditors bill brought by the plaintiff individually and on behalf of all of the other creditors of Kendrick Pettus and Co. and Kendrick Rabbeth and Co. Kendrick Pettus and Co. was composed of J. C. Kendrick, J. H. Pettus, Geo. S. Irwin, and J. W. Shaw. Kendrick Rabbeth and Co. is composed of the same but with the exception of Shaw. This case may be related to "Franklin Bank v. Kendrick, Pettus, and Co.," located in MT 882. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 935
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1892 Clarksville National Bank v. The Franklin Bank et al. Montgomery Debt Too many additional defendants to note. The plaintiff brings suit on its own behalf and for all of the other creditors of the Franklin Bank. This case may be related to "Consolidated Causes of Citizens Bank of Princeton Kentucky v. Kendrick Pettus and Co. et al. and William Dority Assignee and Co. v. Franklin Bank et al.," also located in MT 935. Middle Range: 36
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 935
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1891 The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company v. G. L. Pitt admr. of Newton Sullivan Montgomery Damages Defendant in error is sued for damages related to the death of Newton Sullivan. Sullivan was employed by the plaintiff in error and on the day of his death was traveling on a train owned by the plaintiff to his work area. Sullivan was instructed to wait until the train neared the job site and then he and the other men traveling with him were to jump off. When he attempted to jump, Sullivan fell under the train's wheels and was instantly killed. Add. materials located in MT 935. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 894
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1891 State v. George Avant Montgomery Murder Victim: Kate Avant, wife of George, died by poisoning with strychnine. Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 487
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1891 State v. Franklin Bank, et al. Montgomery Debt Plaintiff alleges that defendants owed the state for surety bonds that were not paid as agreed. Additional Defendants: R.H. Poindexter, H.C. Merritt, P.C. Hambaugh, Clay Stacker, admr. Of W.S. Poindexter, dec., A.G. Goodlett, Jno. H. Pettus, Wm. Dority Middle Range: 35
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 882
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1891 Polk G. Johnson v. Lucy E. Williams Montgomery Estate Dispute Plaintiff in error is admr. of D. W. Williams dec. Defendant in error is the mother of D. W. Williams dec. The defendant originally brought a bill against the plaintiff to recover a legacy left to her by her sister Mollie Ward in 1879. D. W. Williams was the administrator of Ward's estate and collected large sums of money belonging to it but died before making a final settlement. The defendant was the primary beneficiary of said estate. Middle Range: 35
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 884
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1891 Pleas Allen v. L. & N. R. R. Co. Montgomery Damages Plaintiff was a section hand employed by the defendant to work on their railroads and was injured after jumping from a handcar on which he was a passenger. Plaintiff notes that he jumped from the car when the section boss warned of an oncoming train. Plaintiff complains that the operation of a handcar during the time of a known train arrival is negligent. Defendant believes this to be common practice and denies any wrongdoing. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 890
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1891 Northern Bank of Tennessee v. Saywer, Wallace, & Co. Montgomery Debt NBT sued SWC for debts due in the amount of $2,039.96. Before the death of S.F. Beaumont, he owed SWC, but his estate was sold to balance this debt. SWC did not receive payment. Middle Range: 35
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 849
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1891 Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. v. Dora Northington Montgomery Wrongful Death Northington's husband, Henderson Northington, died of injuries sustained after being thrown from a railroad handcart while working. Plaintiff's attorneys suggest the illness and death was caused by "African" consumption or "galloping" consumption rather than injuries. Middle Range: 35
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 845
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1891 Julia Johnson v. City of Clarksville Montgomery Injury and Damages Appeal of a case where plaintiff fell and injured herself on a city street. She was awarded $300.00 in damages. Appeal was overruled. Middle Range: 35
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 843
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1891 John I. Jackson et al. v. Mrs. Jane Lyle et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute Add. plaintiffs: Laura Jackson wife of John I. Jackson, and J. W. Attaway and wife Lou Attaway. Additional defendants: Samuel F. Lyle. Henry Lyle dec. was the father of the plaintiffs Laura and Lou, the husband of def. Jane and father of def. Samuel. Plaintiffs claim Jane Lyle received a tract of land from her husband's estate that was set aside as dower and homestead and is now unlawfully destroying valuable timber. Said land is located in the 18th Civil District of Montgomery County. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 894
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1891 J. H. Zarecor Assignee of the Tennessee Range & Manufacturing Company v. The Arlington Hotel Company Montgomery Debt Plaintiff company alleged that defendant company owed them for a contract to steam heat defendant hotel. Middle Range: 35
Section: E
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 859
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1891 H. C. Merritt & R. H. Poindexter Trustees of the Franklin Bank v. R. A. Wilson Montgomery Debt This is an appeal of a previous judgment in a suit brought against the defendant seeking payment of a note owed to the Franklin Bank. The matter in controversy is whether the defendant was the owner of a certificate of deposit that may offset the debt owed. The plaintiffs claim the defendant's mother and brother were the actual owners of said certificate of deposit. Middle Range: 35
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 894
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1891 G. W. McElroy v. The Franklin Bank et al. Montgomery Debt Additional defendants: Jno. H. Pettus, Ed Walter, and Kate Poindexter former admr. and Clay Stacker current admr. W. S. Poindexter dec. Plaintiff was Trustee of Stewart County and as such had on deposit at the Franklin Bank $2655 when the bank failed and made a general assignment for the benefit of creditors. Plaintiff now sues the bank and other defendants on a written guaranty they made to him securing the payment on all deposits. Middle Range: 35
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 884
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1891 G. Vaughn an Company v. Herndon & Major Montgomery Damages Plaintiff is a tobacco buying firm located in Louisville, KY. Defendants are members of a tobacco board of trade responsible for disputes among purchasers and sellers and reclamation. The plaintiff purchased a hogshead of tobacco at auction and based off off of a provided sample. When the tobacco arrived the plaintiff discovered an inferior product that did not match said sample. When the plaintiffs contacted the defendant for reclamation, they were denied. Exhibit materials include Tobacco Board By-Laws. Middle Range: 35
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 851
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