J. Frank Torbett v. William Torbett, et al

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. Frank Torbett v. William Torbett, et al
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
56
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Additional Defts. J. K., R. L. & Ellie Torbett, et al. Plntff. son of James Torbett, decd. In 1880 plntff. bought 21 acres from his father & paid for the land with 2 years of work on father's farm. James Torbett died insane ca. 30 June 1882, before he could deed property to plntff. Before his death Torbett also sold same property to William Torbett, who bought it knowing about plntff.'s arrangement & James Torbett's mental condition. Plntff. asked court to void sale & sell property to satisfy recovery.