William G. Newman, Surviving Partners, et al. v. Justices of Scott County

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William G. Newman, Surviving Partners, et al. v. Justices of Scott County
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Mandamus

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
85
Notes / Description: 

W. G. Newman surviving partner of Jacob Newman & Sons. James W. Newman agent & attorney of W. G. Newman & co-administrator with Tazewell W. Newman (dec.) of estate of Jacob Newman. J. W. Newman sued to collect on a $3100 warrant issued to him by the county & so far unpaid. Warrant goes back to a claim against the county for a court house built by Jacob Newman & Sons in 1851-52. Plaintiff argues that county has collected sufficient taxes to pay the debt.