Daniel Larry v. Thomas Norris Clark, exe. of Samuel Eskridge, dec.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Daniel Larry v. Thomas Norris Clark, exe. of Samuel Eskridge, dec.
Case Date: 
1855
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Compensation

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
40
Notes / Description: 

Larry & family left KY home to live with & care for Eskridge & wife (both old) & their large estate, which they did for 4 months until Eskridge dismissed & expelled them without compensation. Larry had relied on Eskridge's promise to leave $50,000 in his will to Larry's 2 daughters, which Eskridge failed to do. Testimony: Before moving to TN, Larry had gotten Eskridge to draft a will previous to this one leaving Larry's 2 daughters 1/2 of Eskridge's estate, which Eskridge destroyed after firing Larry.