John B. Ferguson v. B. A. Forsythe et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John B. Ferguson v. B. A. Forsythe et al
Case Date: 
1907
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
335
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: G. B. & B. F. Osteen, Lee Berg & Herman Schafer of Berg & Shafer; T. D. Cobb. Suit to replevin about 160,000 feet of timber cut without permission from land of Robert I. Chester, dec., & to recover the proceeds from defendants' sale of 103,000 feet of other timber to Cobb. Defendants argue they have legal right to cut & sell the timber. John R. Cothran agent for the execs. of R. I. Chester. Chester died shortly before 1 Feb. 1892.