Wharton & Herring v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Wharton & Herring v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company
Case Date: 
1901
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Animal Cruelty

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
43
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiffs claimed that L&N violated federal law by keeping their cattle in a rail car for more than 28 hours w/o stopping to rest, water, and feed the cattle. By the time the cattle arrived in E. St. Louis, most could not stand and were unsalable. Testi- money by J. C. Wharton, J. W. Herring, S. J. Smith, D.D. Shaw, W. B. Marshall, F. L. Cuthbert, J. M. Howard, J. H. Halliburton & S. L. Chambers.