Elisha Thomason v. Justices of Grainger County

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elisha Thomason v. Justices of Grainger County
Case Date: 
1842
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Mandamus

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
9
Notes / Description: 

Thomas was voted sherriff of Grainger County in 1842. However, the court refused to induct him into office. He was unable to produce the appropriate certificates of security to perform his duties, and therefore deemed unfit for office.