John M. Bruce v. Samuel Williams

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John M. Bruce v. Samuel Williams
Case Date: 
1842
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
17
Notes / Description: 

Dispute over land in Ocoee District. Bruce had large farm, portion of which he had cleared as field. After land surveyed, survey line determined to run through that field, leaving Bruce's house in different quarter, & it's this quarter that is in dispute. Others mentioned: James Eaton, Lewis Ellis, Evins, James Nicholson, Scruggs, S. Finley. Jury ruled in favor of Williams. Land at issue: Southwest Quarter of Section 4, Fractional Township 6, Range 3, evidenced by Cert. of Entry No. 343.