George W. Arnold & wife, Sarah D. Arnold v. Calloway [Callaway?] Hodges

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
George W. Arnold & wife, Sarah D. Arnold v. Calloway [Callaway?] Hodges
Case Date: 
1846
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Assumpsit

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
24
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Cause of action also referred to as trespass on the case, claiming damages of $500. Arnolds claimed that, before they married, Def. indebted to Sarah (then Sarah Hodges & formerly Sarah Cobb) for large quantity of corn, wheat & oats she provided. When he died, William P. Cobb owned land on which these crops grew, which came into possession of Charles B. Hodges when he married Sarah. When Charles died, Calloway (who may be Charles' dad) became admr. of estate. Case mentions negroes Hodges owned.