Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Travel Tuesday: William J. Sullivan

Richmond Times Dispatch
8 October 1916

The court took favorable action yesterday on the petition of the Southern and the Chesapeake and Ohio Railways for a rehearing of the suit instituted against them in the Circuit Court of Prince William County by William J. Sullivan to recover damages for personal injuries alleged to have been sustained when the Southern train, on which he was riding, collided with the wreckage of a Chesapeake and Ohio train, near Bristow. In the lower court, Sullivan was awarded $6,000 damages.

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