Aaron Dove v. F. W. Dove

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Aaron Dove v. F. W. Dove
Case Date: 
1885
Court Origin: 
Chancery
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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
384
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In 1857, the plaintiff and defendant purchased jointly, a tract of land from Michael Bashor for $1,340. The plaintiff paid $400 in cash at the time of purchase and the two parties executed joint notes to Bashor and parties Bashor owed money for the rest. The defendant claimed he paid $187 more than the plaintiff, who was bad with numbers and accepted the claim, signing several notes to equalize their ownership. Later, the plaintiff discovered he was misled and overpaid prompting this suit.