John Den, lessee of Michael Doctor v. Philip S. Hale

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Den, lessee of Michael Doctor v. Philip S. Hale
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Ejectment

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
90
Notes / Description: 

Case begun in 1836. Plaintiff had 2-year lease to farm 203.5 acres of land in Hawkins County, which defendant forced him out of. Plaintiff's true name not given. Defendant initially identified only as Richard Fen. (pgs 72-86 of transcript & plat as exhibit). pla.'s name is Michael Darter. Land at issue in Stanley Valley, known as John Looney tract, with "large white oak with swelled butt" described as beginning corner of land.