Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court
for the State of Mississippi

Vol. LV
Containing Cases Decided at the October Term, 1877, and the April Term, 1878

Reported by J. B. H. Hemingway

Table of Cases

Court Case County
Front Matter
title, copyright, v, vi, vii, viii, ix, x, xi, xii
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E. Virden v. E. J. Bowers
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
Madison
Mary A. Gamble et al. v. W. H. Witty et al.
26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
Montgomery
W. K. Ingersoll v. C. S. Jeffords
37, 38, 39, 40, 41
Issaquena
M. L. Selden et al. v. H. T. Coffee
41, 42, 43, 44, 45
Tunica
E. C. Bell v. James Gordon et al.
45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50
Pontotoc
T. D. Harris v. The State to Use of Rankin County
50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56
Rankin
James v. The State
57, 58, 59, 60
Chickasaw
W. F. Hamilton, Sheriff, etc., v. N. E. Booth
60, 61, 62, 63
Carroll
David Lake v. E. H. Dillard
63, 64, 65, 66
Monroe
Catherine Porter v. Haley & Stone
66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71
Copiah
Mary M. Morrison et al. v. George F. Kinstra et ux.
71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77
Adams
John C. Foster v. M. A. Metts & Co.
77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83
Winston
James McCaleb et al. v. John Burnett
83, 84, 85, 86
Claiborne
A. B. C. Patrick v. John P. Rembert
87, 88, 89
Copiah
Caldwell McGrath et al. v. A. G. Sinclair et al.
89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94
Washington
Hunt & Vaughan v. G. W. Shackleford
94, 95, 96, 97
Jefferson
A. Barnett v. George F. Ring
97, 98, 99, 100, 101
Warren
L. Lewenthall et al. v. Mississippi Mills
101, 102, 103, 104, 105
Lincoln
John R. Wood v. Page & Moran
105, 106, 107, 108
Pike
B. F. Jones v. W. C. Loving et al.
109, 110, 111, 112
Copiah
Jacob Holberg v. The Town of Macon
112, 113, 114, 115
Noxubee
E. T. Sykes v. Mayor and Aldermen of Columbus
115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145
Lowndes
Owen Metcalf, Administrator, etc., v. Josiah Grover, Administrator, etc.
145, 146, 147
Adams
Trustees of Canton Female Academy v. J. J. Gilman
148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153
Madison
Thomas F. Perkins, Administrator, etc., v. Ella M. Guy
153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184
Marshall
Marion County v. Bentonville Taylor
184, 185, 186, 187
Marion
City of Brookhaven v. Lawrence County
187, 188, 189, 190
Lawrence
Harry Yerger and Wife v. S. W. Ferguson, Administrator
190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198
Washington
M. A. Williamson et al. v. Jesse Warren, Guardian
199, 200, 201, 202, 203
Lincoln
Gary, Hudson & Co. v. G. Jacobson
204, 205, 206, 207, 208
Lauderdale
J. J. Joyner v. B. G. Miller et al.
208, 209, 210, 211
Clay
J. W. Bennett v. W. J. Holloway
211, 212, 213
Lincoln
E. J. Bowers, Administrator, v. George A. Ross
213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235
Madison
W. M. Strickland v. J. L. Hudson, Administrator
235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242
Marshall
Cornelius McBride, to use, etc., v. Sol. Kilgore et al.
242, 243
Clay
Charles Kramer v. Joseph Holster
243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249
Clarke
H. M. Roberts et al. v. Weiler & Haas
249, 250, 251, 252, 253
Monroe
J. H. McCartey et al. v. Kittrell & Purnell
253, 254, 255
Choctaw
A. W. Sulphine v. Joseph O. Dunbar et al.
255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261
Jefferson
Levi Staton v. Boyd F. Bryant et al.
261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277
Tallahatchie
W. W. Troup v. A. J. Rice et al.
278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298
Monroe
C. G. Pittman v. W. A. McClellan et al.
299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309
Hinds
A. M. Buie et al. v. T. C. Pollock, Executor
309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315
Copiah
Daniel S. Dewees v. Amelia L. Dewees
315, 316, 317, 318, 319
Hancock
James Demain et al. v. Hugh Cassidy
320, 321, 322, 323
Washington
C. P. Miller v. J. D. Palmer, Administrator, et al.
323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344
Tippah
George B. Myers v. Marshall County
344, 345, 346, 347, 348
Marshall
P. M. Schumpert et al. v. Dillard, Pinson & Co.
348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364
Clay
M. E. S. Lee v. R. S. Newman et al.
365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376
Pike
Zias D. Davis, Trustee, etc., v. Moses Marx, et al.
376, 377, 378, 379
Copiah
P. P. Leggett et al. v. F. B. Ryan et al.
379, 380
Not Stated
City of Holly Springs v. Manning & Watson
380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389
Marshall
Henry Furr v. J. F. M. Morgan
389, 390
Lincoln
John Emrich v. Michael Ireland
390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403
Marshall
James R. Fortenberry v. The State
403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410
Rankin
Harry Smith v. The State
410, 411, 412, 413, 414
Hinds
Thomas S. Parker v. The State
414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420
Alcorn
Thomas Roberts v. The State
421, 422, 423, 424
Lincoln
John Reed Holly v. The State
424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432
Yalobusha
Aaron Moore v. The State
432, 433, 434
Clay
Thomas Peebles v. The State
434, 435
Clay
John C. Kendrick v. The State
436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452
Yalobusha
S. M. Tucker v. The State
452, 453, 454
Jasper
Rodney Green v. The State
454, 455, 456, 457, 458
Pike
Louis Etheridge et ux. v. Charles Gallagher et al.
458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469
Noxubee
Phoebe Stiles, Administratrix, v. Martin Inman
469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475
Warren
Jacob Chapman v. James Copeland
476, 477, 478
Yalobusha
Planters' Insurance Company v. W. G. Myers
479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512
Hinds
B. H. Smith v. The State
513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524
Rankin
Elijah A. Mixon v. The State
525, 526, 527, 528
Attala
Sherman Blumenberg v. The State
528, 529, 530
Attala
Ned Jackson v. The State
530, 531, 532
Copiah
John F. Gavigan v. The State
533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 549
Warren
J. A. Hickman et al. v. Henry Ruff et al.
549, 550, 551
Noxubee
R. J. Ross, Sheriff, v. John Hawthorne
551, 552, 553, 554, 555
Madison
Edward E. Smiley et ux. v. Meyer, Weis & Co.
555, 556, 557
Jefferson
Lucretia Travis v. A. J. Willis et al.
557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565, 566
Hinds
Annie E. Manlove et al. v. John W. Vick
567, 568, 569, 570
Warren
J. Morin v. Thomas V. Bailey
570, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576
Montgomery
Green McCorkle v. Simon Yarrell et al.
576, 577
Lauderdale
J. W. Spratley et al. v. B. F. Kitchens
578, 579, 580, 581, 582
Warren
Henderson Hudson v. Martin Nalty
582, 583
Lincoln
M. M. Stokes, Executor, etc., v. W. H. Shannon
583, 584, 585, 586
Leake
J. T. Heth, Administrator, v. N. N. Wilson
587, 588, 589
Yazoo
The State, Use, etc., v. H. Lewenthall et al.
589, 590, 591, 592
Lincoln
J. R. Clymer v. L. W. Cameron et al.
593, 594, 595, 596, 597
Madison
Schmidlapp & Bros. v. S. D. Currie & Co.
597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602
Hinds
J. H. Bull v. Dagenhard et al.
602, 603, 604, 605, 606
Attala
R. A. Barkley v. W. A. Hanlan
606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 612
Yazoo
John Kinnare et ux. v. Thompson Gregory et ux.
612, 613, 614, 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624
Warren
W. A. Stricklin et al. v. George W. Cooper
624, 625, 626
Yazoo
B. D. Whitney v. Warren Cowan
626, 627, 628, 629, 630, 631, 632, 633, 634, 635, 636, 637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 644, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649
Warren
John L. Smith v. W. A. Sparkman
649, 650, 651, 652, 653
Leake
T. J. Hanes v. Planters' Cotton-Press, Storage, and Transfer Association
654, 655, 656
Warren
William H. Thomson v. William Hester et al.
656, 657, 658, 659, 660, 661, 662, 663, 664, 665, 666, 667, 668, 669, 670, 671
Hinds
Jefferson Davis v. J. H. D. Bowmar, Executor, et al.
671, 672, 673, 674, 675, 676, 677, 678, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, 688, 689, 690, 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696, 697, 698, 699, 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757, 758, 759, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, 765, 766, 767, 768, 769, 770, 771, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 777, 778, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784, 785, 786, 787, 788, 789, 790, 791, 792, 793, 794, 795, 796, 797, 798, 799, 800, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805, 806, 807, 808, 809, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814
Warren
A. M. Gill et al. v. H. J. Shirley, Administratix
814, 815, 816, 817, 818
Hinds
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