Alfred M. Cleveland v. Elijah Mullins et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Alfred M. Cleveland v. Elijah Mullins et al.
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
435
Notes / Description: 

Cleveland sued Mullins and Richard Pride for cutting timber and building a house on land that Cleveland claimed was his. Mullins rented Pride, a "colored" man, the tract of land which Cleveland said was part of his property and Mullins had no title for.