Jacob Peck v. William Brazelton & William Dick

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jacob Peck v. William Brazelton & William Dick
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
122
Notes / Description: 

Peck indebted to Gen. Brazelton (who had market in New Market after which town was named; the 2 had history of financial dealings). Secured debt w/deed on 1,000 acres, w/Dick as trustee. On advice of Peck's 2 sons W.R. & Isham T. (visiting from Louisiana), & in effort to settle up, Peck deeded 200+ acres of this land to Brazelton; Peck says intended as mtg. Brazelton took possession of this 200+ acres, leading Peck to file this suit. NOTE: Peck, TN Supreme Court judge from 1822-34, died in 1869.