Horace A. Irish, et al. v. James Shields, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Horace A. Irish, et al. v. James Shields, et al.
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Fraudulent Conveyance

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
463
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Plaintiff filed bill to rescind a conveyance made by Jonas Irish, deceased, to defendant James Shields for a large tract of land 5 miles from Knoxville on the Clinton Pike worth $5,000. Irish claimed that Shields' agent convinced Jonas, through fraud, to convey the land in exchange for a 24 acre tract of land 12 miles from Knoxville not worth more than $300, 200 acres of will stump land in Michigan not worth more that $600, and a $950 mortgage.