Alexander Maxwell v. Elijah Cate

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Alexander Maxwell v. Elijah Cate
Case Date: 
1867
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Debt Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
38
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Maxwell sued Cate for $140 debt incurred for horse Cate bought from Maxwell for use in Confederate rebellion. Cate says transaction was fraudulent, as Maxwell knew the horse was diseased when he sold it, & horse died from said disease 2-3 days after sale.