John Drake v. Thomas Cahoon

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Drake v. Thomas Cahoon
Case Date: 
1808
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Law and Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Contract Dispute and Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

Cahoon, as agent for Jedidiah T. Turner, who had obtained a US patent for a threshing machine, made a contract with Drake, William Christy, & Charles Fishbach to trade land for rights to the patent. The land and patent rights were exchanged, then Turner discovered that he was defrauded by the trade.