James F. Moss et al.v. John S. Jenkins et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James F. Moss et al.v. John S. Jenkins et al
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Pay

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
172
Notes / Description: 

Additional plaintiffs and defendants listed in file. The plaintiff was an elderly man who owned a life estate as tenancy by the courtesy of his minor children the remainder in a house and lot work $2,000. This was sold to the defendant for the inadequate sum of $435 at a Chancery Sale in 1887. The defendant failed to pay any of the purchase price, yet the Sheriff ejected the plaintiff and his children from their home.