John H. French v. J. C. Ramsey et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John H. French v. J. C. Ramsey et al
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Fraud

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
220
Notes / Description: 

Add' defendants: B.H. Goodlor & wife, C.B. William, E.L. William, & J.W. Williams. During a period of unsoundness of mind caused by an illness, the plaintiff purchased of the defendants their interest in Jolly Island, a tract of land in Tennessee, worth approximately $25,000. The defendants knew the litigation surrounding the property brought by others claiming to have rightful ownership through inheritance but told the plaintiff nothing. Filed to be relieved from fraudulent bargaining and void the note.