James M. Love v. Hyram Bailey

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James M. Love v. Hyram Bailey
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
63
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff sued to recover $1,000 as damages. In 1887, plaintiff purchased through verbal contract approx. one acre of land in 5th Civil District on Martin's Creek. In addition, a right of way to a spring on the def. land was included in deal. The plaintiff built fences and dug ditches to improve the land. Plaintiff sued when defendant rescinded the agreement.