James E. Bates v. Green D. Leeper

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James E. Bates v. Green D. Leeper
Case Date: 
1884
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
133
Notes / Description: 

B. Saunders got judgment in Circuit Court against Thos Vickory Jr & Bates (endorser), satisfied by sale of County land on Brush Creek that Vickory & others inherited from Tom Sr. Saunders bid $25 at sale, then transferred bid to Dr. Bates, who paid debt. Heirs sold land to Leeper, who said he'd pay Dr. Bates but didn't. Heirs: Sarah Vickory (widow); other Vickorys - Madison, Rebecca, Lucretia, Marg; Hilburns - Wiley, Rebecca, Rachel; Hetty Qualls. Lots of testimony re: character of Thomas Jr & wife Anna.