Dicks Alexander v. George Powell, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Dicks Alexander v. George Powell, et al.
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
344
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This case was consolidated with Nancy Dalzell, John Shanks, admr., Margaret Kayter, J. A . McKinney, admr., C. C. Miller, Wiley Miller, Wesley Phipps, all v. George Powell. Stated in Decree on page 319. In May 1868, Alexander purchased land supposedly previously belonging to Powell. Deed said that any debts called on Powell in the next two years could be paid by possession of the land purchased by Alexander. Case seeks to settle debts and disputes on land ownership.