Edward Walker & Malvina Walker, formerly Malvina Adkins, by their next friend Jesse Adkins v. Daniel G. Smith

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Edward Walker & Malvina Walker, formerly Malvina Adkins, by their next friend Jesse Adkins v. Daniel G. Smith
Case Date: 
1854
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
52
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Smith & Malvina had an understanding, & were engaged. Smith then married Elizabeth Graham instead. Smith accused Malvina of eloping before they could be married. Malvina was awarded $5k in damages. Smith had purchased land from the Vickorys & the suit sought to use land for payment of judgement. Add'l def's.: Jesse W. S. Graham, Elizabeth Smith, Adam Vickory, Goldsborough F. Vickory.