John J. Long v. William Dooley

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John J. Long v. William Dooley
Case Date: 
1815
Court Origin: 
Court of Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
90
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Nicholas died leaving his heirs, John, Richard, Joseph, Lemuel, and George, 5k acres of land altogether in Columbia. William Rutledge had squatted on a portion of the land for some time, then Green Williamson wanted to buy the plot occupied by him, but owned by the Longs. They sold 250 acres to Dooley.Within these sales, the land was further subdivided causing disputes as to land boundaries & ownershp. Case was filed to settle disputes.