Eli Miller v. Benjamin Pike

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Eli Miller v. Benjamin Pike
Case Date: 
1870
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
14
Notes / Description: 

Miller was surety for Alvis Whited on the purchase of land. Whited failed to pay for the land and the debt was passed to Miller. Miller entered into a contract with Pike to have the land brought to sale if Pike would purchase it. Pike agreed but later did not submit a winning bid at sale.