Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 116

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 116

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... desirable of all the 180 acres from a scenic point of view. The cemetery has been in use as a place for interment about eight years, and during this period 1,300 bodies have been buried therein, in a space covering about thirty-six acres. There are two other routes along which the railroad might be located without touching the cemetery. One of these routes lies north of the cemetery and runs parallel with the line of the Union Railway Company. This would be a more expensive route than the one in question, however, because of the topography of the country, and also from the fact that there are residences along the line. It is also suggested that this line would lead through the Jewish Cemetery in the same neighborhood through-a tract in which bodies have been interred; but the evidence shows that the line may be run along this route, so as not to interfere with the last-mentioned cemetery. The evidence shows that there is another line along which the road might be located, lying south and east of Forest Hill Cemetery.-The construction and maintenance of this line, however, would be much more expensive than the one through Forest Hill Cemetery, owing to the fact that there would have to be a very deep cut made through a hill.. The evidence also shows that the present line may be pursued without interfering with Forest Hill Cemetery, by making a curve around it, but the construction and operation of such a line would be more difficult than the one now laid out. Forest Hill Cemetery was chartered in 1892. The charter, among other things, contains the tollowing provisions: "The said corporation shall have the power to purchase land, not exceeding two hundred acres, situated not less than one mile from the corporation line of a town...show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956664
  • 9781236956668