Joseph Humphries v. Levi McCloud

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joseph Humphries v. Levi McCloud
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Slander

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
132
Notes / Description: 

Defendant is the father-in-law of the plaintiff. The defendant spread obscene and defamatory words about the character of the plaintiff, also causing an estrangement with his daughter, the plaintiff's wife. sued for $500 in damages plus the cost of suit.