Jesse Spears v. Robert C. Carter& wife

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jesse Spears v. Robert C. Carter& wife
Case Date: 
1869
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Contract Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
32
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff sold tract of land to defendants under condition that he & his wife be allowed to stay on property & defendant would provide for their "decent and comfortable support" for rest of their natural lives, which plaintiff claimed defendant wasn't doing. Defendant claimed that contract didn't define what "decent and comfortable support" actually was. Name of Carter's wife not given.