Amos T. Hassell v. James W. Helton, M. J. Sims, Joseph G. Berry, W. R. Porter, G. G. Stribling

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Amos T. Hassell v. James W. Helton, M. J. Sims, Joseph G. Berry, W. R. Porter, G. G. Stribling
Case Date: 
1873
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Bond Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
88
Notes / Description: 

In 1867 Helton was appointed Clerk of Chancery Court of Wayne County. During his tenure he executed several bonds for $10,000 each with defendants M. J. Sims, Joseph G. Berry, and E. V. Tunnard, R. P. Cypert, C. M. Thompson, W. R. Porter & C. C. Stribling as securities. However, he failed to turn over all of the money he collected. He and his securities were sued to recover the money owed to the County.