James Sproles v. William M. Powell

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James Sproles v. William M. Powell
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Promissory Note

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
148
Notes / Description: 

Sproles sued Powell for unpaid purchase money due him for a tract of land sold by him to Powell in early 1850s. Despite obtaining judgment for payment of notes issued by Powell to Sproles, Powell refused to pay and sued in another lawsuit against Sproles accusing him of selling him land that did not belong to him. Records were destroyed in fire.