Armistead Jones v. Green H. Pryor

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Armistead Jones v. Green H. Pryor
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Property Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
47
Notes / Description: 

Dispute over land & slaves. Plaintiff, citizen of Alabama, purchased from Edward Seabourne (non-party) Marion Cty land in which Defendant allegedly had a claim. Plaintiff says Defendant & Seabourne acted fraudulently in their dealings with Plaintiff. Jones also says Pryor fraudulently caused judgments against Jones to be levied against slaves Jones then owned. Slaves named: Sylvia, age 24, Lafayette, age 6, Alexander, age 3, & Elizabeth, age 9 mos. Children of Sylvia: Henry, age 2-1/2, Isaac, age 1.