E. T. Seay v. John H. Ferguson, exe. of Dixon Ferguson, dec. et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
E. T. Seay v. John H. Ferguson, exe. of Dixon Ferguson, dec. et al.
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Pay

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
160
Notes / Description: 

Seay sold an enslaved woman & her child to James Carson in 1858 for $1200 with a note made payable to A. C. Kearney, with Ezekiel Elkin as surety. Seay transferred the note to Dixon Ferguson, dec. Seay never agreed to become liable for the note, and sued Ferguson's estate to recover the debt.