Benjamin Chandler v. W. W. Summers, S. R. McCamy, J. W. Willy, & John C. Gant

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Benjamin Chandler v. W. W. Summers, S. R. McCamy, J. W. Willy, & John C. Gant
Case Date: 
1869
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Attachment

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
65
Notes / Description: 

Chandler owned $10,000 note executed by Summers, payable to McCamy, given in exchange for half a lot fronting 300 feet on Tennessee River. Summers also owned house & lot in Chattanooga. Chandler based request to attach Summers' land on claim that Summers was nonresident or "studiously conceals the place of his residence" to avoid being served. Issues in case: valuation of Confederate money. Events described occurred around time Confederate Army occupied & then evacuated Chattannoga. Civil War case.