Lucy Bivens v. William S. Jett et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Lucy Bivens v. William S. Jett et al.
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Petition for Injunction

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
102
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Additional Defendants: Wilthorte Bros. Original bill filed against Duncan F. Jett, Thomas S. Steele and wife Nanny Steele, E. L. Jett, James C. Jett, Mildred Jett, Carrie Jett, and Sallie Jett, heirs of William S. Jett, deceased. William Jett conveyed a tract of land to Bivens for several notes. However, he did not hold clear title. Jett died after passing the notes to others who filed suit for recovery of payment. Bivens filed to have the sale by Jett rescinded and the notes cancelled. See box MT 1123.