John Overton v. John Allison, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Overton v. John Allison, et al.
Case Date: 
1808
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Law and Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
39
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In 1800, Overton obtained a judgment against the heirs of David Allison of $920.14. In his lifetime Allison purchased many plots of land from many people including Landon Carter & Andrew Jackson, but failed to obtain the deeds or register the conveyances. Overton sued: Jane, John, William, & Peggy Allison, and Andrew Jackson to recover the judgment, even if it were to be paid in land.