E. B. Long & Co. v. John Rhea, et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
E. B. Long & Co. v. John Rhea, et al
Case Date: 
1861
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Debt, Execution on

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
16
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: Robert P. Rhea & Joseph S. Rhea. Additional Plaintiff: Byrn. Dispute relates to judgment rendered in favor of pla. against Defs & executed by levying on negro named George, property of Def. John Rhea. Court refers to Act of Assembly, passed in January of 1861, providing for the stay of collection of debts, and in doing so, states its opinion that at least a portion of that Act is unconstitutional under both the TN & US Constitutions.