George Graves & wife v. Sarah Clapp

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George Graves & wife v. Sarah Clapp
Case Date: 
1861
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
80
Notes / Description: 

Dispute over the will of Absalom Rutherford, deceased who left several negroes in his will to his widowed wife, Mary Rutherford, then to his daughters, Anne Graves, Mary Peterson, Sarah Clapp and Jenny Ledgerwood upon her death. If negroes were sold instead than the money from the sale was to be split between his daughters.