Armitta J. Scott, admr. of Samuel F. Scott v. William J. Scott

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Armitta J. Scott, admr. of Samuel F. Scott v. William J. Scott
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Contract Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
33
Notes / Description: 

The deceased had a contract to remove tan bark from a large tract of land, which the plaintiff, administrator and wife of the deceased, had taken control of after his death. The defendant claimed he had rights to remove the tan bark and had declared his ownership of the contract publicly. The plaintiff sued to affirm her ownership and right to remove the tan bark for the benefit of the deceased's estate.