A. D. Stewart v. William H. Russell & Wife, Elizabeth S. Russell

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. D. Stewart v. William H. Russell & Wife, Elizabeth S. Russell
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Deed Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
264
Notes / Description: 

In 1876 defts. executed a deed of trust to about 140 acres to Trustee to secure notes due in 3 years from the date of the deed. In accordance with the terms of the deed, the property was sold when the defts. failed to make their payments & was purchased by Stewart. Plntff. charged defts. would not allow him to take possession of the land & were harvesting the crops growing on it. He asked the court to issue a writ of possession & to appoint a receiver to take charge of the crop.