Benjamin Johns v. Sarah Payne

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Benjamin Johns v. Sarah Payne
Case Date: 
1809
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
170
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: George Payne. Before he died Josiah Payne allegedly agreed to sell over 600 acres of land to Johns. Following his death, Johns sued for the right to purchase the land. 1809 land grant #1695 signed by Willie Blount, Governor of Tennessee.