John H. Prater et al. v. William Staples et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John H. Prater et al. v. William Staples et al.
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petition to Halt Sale

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
298
Notes / Description: 

Additional Plaintiff: J. O. Sanderson Additional Defendant: Joseph D. Foute. William Staples won a judgement against Benjamin Prater for a debt. The court ordered the collection of said judgement and the sale of a tract of land that supposedly belonged to Benjamin to repay the debt. John H. filed suit to prevent the sale, claiming the land was his, and not in any way subject to the debts of Benjamin.