J. H. Strickland & wife Corinne v. Horace Ready et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. H. Strickland & wife Corinne v. Horace Ready et al
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
296
Notes / Description: 

2 folders. Add. defendants: Andrew P. Martin & Leland Jordan, executors of Charles Ready (dec.), and F.R. Burrns, surviving partner of th firm Ready & Burrns. The plaintiffs previously employed C. Ready to persecute a suit for Corinne to inherit $12,000 from her deceased father. C. Ready verbally agreed to represent the plaintiffs for $250, but claimed more work was done than expected and charged an additional $250. Plaintiffs claim he failed to credit their account for sums paid, totaling $700.