George P. Rutlege v. William Lawrence

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George P. Rutlege v. William Lawrence
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Other

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
102
Notes / Description: 

Sale of property was made prior to CW and secured by notes payable. After war broke out, Gen Kirby Smith ordered Confederate money the only legal currency in are and forced Plaintiffs to receive payment in it, in spite of his opposition to the war. Cause of Action: Payment in foreign currency