Joel L. Claymon v. David Shanks et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joel L. Claymon v. David Shanks et al.
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
123
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: Sallie Charles, John Cape, and Charles Harris. The plaintiff sued the defendants to reclaim 42.5 acres of land he claimed to have a grant for from the state through Governor Robert L. Taylor. He charged the defendants with illegally possessing said land and striping it of its valuable timber. Claymon requested an injunction to halt the removal of resources from the land and requested a survey of the land and confirmation of its ownership. Includes hand-drawn map of disputed land.