Abraham B. Lipton v. Charles P. Shelly

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Abraham B. Lipton v. Charles P. Shelly
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
26
Notes / Description: 

This is an appeal. Original bill showed Shelly as plaintiff filing suit against Lipton, with William Garrison, James Rhea, Joseph Rhea & Garnet Rhea, for trespass with force & arms plus damages. May 1833, the group restrained Shelly and took 7 horses. In addition, goods & property were taken; the total value of stolen goods equals $1000, the amount Shelly sought for damages.