Elijah Russell & wife v. Hugh Cain

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elijah Russell & wife v. Hugh Cain
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Debt on Account

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

The defendant is the guardian and trustee of Grace Boykin. Case is a plea of debt due by account in the sum of $200, which the defendant has unlawfully detained. G. Boykin wrote a letter to the plaintiff's wife requesting that she be taken to their house due to an unpleasant situation and for her health. She was supplied with food and lodging with the understanding her family would pay the plaintiffs. Also suing for damages in the sum of $500.