James W. Blackburn, et al. v. C. A. Ashby, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James W. Blackburn, et al. v. C. A. Ashby, et al.
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Debt

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
197
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There are too many additional plaintiffs to name. Additional defendants: Ashby widow of Preston Ashby, C.T. Bazzel and wife Rosaline. Preston Ashby had made mortgage on a steam saw and grist mill located on Blackburn's property. Ashby, a mechanic, promised to pay plaintiffs back the $925 they advanced to him to run his business. Ashby was killed by the machinery. Plaintiffs charge that they have right to receiver to manage mill and to foreclose mortgage and sell mill to pay their debts.