Charles Campbell v. John K. Keith

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Charles Campbell v. John K. Keith
Case Date: 
1899
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
69
Notes / Description: 

Campbell sued for return of his "black horse mule", named Dave. Campbell, African American & tenant on Keith's farm, mortgaged mule to Keith for $50 in 1898; mule seized when Campbell unable to pay debt. Court gave Keith possession of mule in first trial. Case also involves a note which may be a forgery. Also mentioned: Julia Brown, African American. Campbell had wife & 4 or 5 children, not named in case.