Jesse C. Robinson v. Abraham Ragan

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jesse C. Robinson v. Abraham Ragan
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Contract Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
65
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Robinson, plaintiff, and Ragan, defendant, made a contracted that in which Ragan would give a tract of land consisting of 361 acres in exchange for Robinson paying $10,830--$7500 of which was paid with three slaves. Defendant gave Robinson bond for title and Robinson gave him a note and the slaves. Ragan owned only half interest on said land, yet promised complete title to Robinson, who asks the court to sell Ragan's interest in said land and proceeds used to satisfy sum he paid.