George D. Williams & Solomon Hendrix v. Abraham Lipton & Thomas C. Johnson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George D. Williams & Solomon Hendrix v. Abraham Lipton & Thomas C. Johnson
Case Date: 
1845
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Return Execution

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
164
Notes / Description: 

Also includes Johnson, Carter, & Sullivan Counties. Plaintiffs were securities for Lipton, sheriff of Carter County, against whom several judgments were obtained for return of execution failures. Plaintiffs liable as Lipton's securities, so sued Lipton. Plaintiffs alleged Lipton had conveyed property to Johnson, & Plaintiffs wished to reach that property to satisfy liabilities they incurred as securities for Lipton. Lots of deposition testimony by nearly 30 witnesses.