Isaac Byerly & Benjamin F. Owens v. William L. Johnson

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Isaac Byerly & Benjamin F. Owens v. William L. Johnson
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Debt on Account

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiffs were operating as merchants under a company name of Byerly & Owens. The plaintiffs sold and delivered goods to the defendant, for which he was indebted $475. The defendant made a promise to pay the sum back to the merchants, but failed to do so and later refused ownership of the debt. Suing for damages for trespass in the sum of $500.