Ella Isbell v. William Davenport, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ella Isbell v. William Davenport, et al.
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
177
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: F.M. Jones and Grady Jones. Isbell sued defendants for rights to land, which were sold to P.C. Isbell by decree against Edmund Monroe, dec. for debt. However, defendants refused to give up land they were tenant to and threatened to shoot anyone who tried to eject them. Isbell also wanted receiver to take charge of corn crop on land to prevent defendants from using, selling, or destroying the crop.