Letrice M. Coover v. D. E. Davenport

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Letrice M. Coover v. D. E. Davenport
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
113
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff's name also spelled "Lethia". Coover sued Davenport for breach of marriage contract. sued for damages in the sum of $50,000. They had begun courting in 1864, but he failed to tell her he already had a wife. Suit originally brought in Franklin County.