John Den, lessee of Henderson Clark v. Montgomery Stuart, admitted to defend in lieu of Thompson Stuart

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Den, lessee of Henderson Clark v. Montgomery Stuart, admitted to defend in lieu of Thompson Stuart
Case Date: 
1852
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
54
Notes / Description: 

Clark leased to Den 20 acres on Nola Chuckey River (including small island & fish trap), which land Clark claimed through July 1842 TN grant to him (#24711), which Stuart also claimed through Oct 26, 1786 NC grant to Cornelius O'Neal (#748). After trial began, pla. replaced original def Thompson Stuart with Montgomery Stuart. Land at issue surveyed by county surveyor Madison Booth. Jury ruled in Clark's favor.