John E. Gamble v. James W. Everett

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John E. Gamble v. James W. Everett
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Promissory Note

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
64
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Gamble had sold to Everett in 1862 a tract of 165 acres, part of the old Lowry Farm, for $2325. Everett paid him $725 in Confederate currency, which he had no problem with, and issued 2 promissory notes of $800 and $700 to be paid in current funds. Later, Everett offered to pay Gamble $1000 in Confederate currency to which Everett refused due to its depreciating value. Gamble suing for purchase money in good notes for the land he sold to Everett.