Joseph Ruohs v. John A. Hart, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joseph Ruohs v. John A. Hart, et al.
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Sale of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
114
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Other defendants: Whitney Mills (Company); T. G. Montague; A. S. Ochs; M. F. McLarin; John H. Reynolds; T. F. Howell. Ruohs sold defendants 110.25 acres of land for $103,333.33, with down payment of $10,000, promissory note for $23,333.33, & remaining $70,000 in bonds to be issued by Whitney Mills. Ruohs retained sale contract but lost the deed of trust for $70,000 in bonds. Defendants refused to issue him a replacement copy. Ruohs sued to get to court to force them to issue him another copy.