George W. Nelson v. L. C. Hass, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George W. Nelson v. L. C. Hass, et al.
Case Date: 
1880
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petitions for Relief

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
188
Notes / Description: 

Other defendants: J. M. Hass; Moses Moore; John M. Hiskell; J. F. Deadrick. L. C. Hass obtained a judgement against Nelson for $572 and costs. Nelson appealed in Circuit Court, claiming his attorney failed to mount his defense. He won, but it was overturned by Supreme Court. Nelson then filed suit against Hass & others involved in original suit. Moore was a Washington County sheriff deputy. Deaderick was Supreme Court Clerk.