Jesse Allum v. Ebenezer Stockbridge, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jesse Allum v. Ebenezer Stockbridge, et al.
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Confirmation of Ownership

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
34
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Other defendants: Mary C. Stockbridge. Allum was a former slave who was illiterate and had no education. Stockbridge was a "Minister of the Gospel." Stockbridges attempted to defraud Allum by purchasing his valuable mare in exchange for a tract of land, then trying to reclaim land.