James Irwin v. John Stump & John S. Cox

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James Irwin v. John Stump & John S. Cox
Case Date: 
1820
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Pay

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
25
Notes / Description: 

Stump and Cox were merchants in Nashville. They bought a property and house on Market Street in the city of Nashville, located between their own store house & the house of Peter Bassard. The purchase cost $12,000. Money was borrowed from various parties to cover the debt, but it was still not paid on item. Irwin sued to recover the debt or the property.