J. M. Mayes & Lucius Frierson, guardians of minor heirs of A.M. Morgan, dec. v. Peter Hughes (col.)

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. M. Mayes & Lucius Frierson, guardians of minor heirs of A.M. Morgan, dec. v. Peter Hughes (col.)
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
64
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W.C. Hurt, admr. of A.M. Morgan, dec., sold to Hughes Lots 25, 26 & 28 in Holts Addition to Nashville, fronting Hamilton Street, on which Hughes intended to build "cheap houses," in exchange for 6 notes totaling $1,100. Hurt finished admin. & died. Hughes didn't pay, believing Hurt might not have good title to the lots when he conveyed them. Notes passed to minor heirs & guardians sued. Morgan left widow Sallie H. Morgan (Hurt was Sallie's dad) & children Calvin A., Andrew P., & Sallie F. Morgan.