Benjamin Perry v. A. G. Black, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Benjamin Perry v. A. G. Black, et al.
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
108
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendant: C. M. Black. The case involved a dispute on a tract of land owned by the plaintiff. Perry was a new citizen of Franklin County and befriended the defendant. Black offered to assist Perry with the land in question and Perry executed his notes for $2700 to Black in order to keep it away from his enemies. Once the property was safe Black was to rescind the contract. However Black bought the rest of the property and kicked Perry of the land.