J. M. Walton & wife v. J. M. Eatherly et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. M. Walton & wife v. J. M. Eatherly et al.
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Property Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
749
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Additional defendant: Milton Pitt, J.P. Jeringan, Lovie A. Payne. This case revolves around the Neophogen College property near Cross Plains TN. Def. Eatherly & Pitt owned 1/2 interest in property, remaining defendants the other 1/2 interest. Plaintiffs wife A.A. Walton contracted to buy Eatherly/Pitt interest for $1600, & paid $950. Plaintiffs want refund, claiming contract due to her inability to enter into a legal & binding contract as a married woman.