James Winchester v. Samuel Jackson, exe. of John B. Evans, dec.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James Winchester v. Samuel Jackson, exe. of John B. Evans, dec.
Case Date: 
1815
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Debt Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
168
Notes / Description: 

Winchester owed a debt to Jackson & Evans, & went to Philadelphia to pay it in full. After this, he traded US militia claims for more merchandise. The claims were examined by David Allison, who acted as Jackson & Evans' middle man, but who was later found questionable in his dealings. The suit sought to settle business between the two parties, determining if a debt was owed. Winchester & Additional defendants: Anne Evans, Henry Hawkins, admin. of John B. Evans, dec. See also box MT 4a.