M. L. Blackley and Wife v. John Brown and Wife

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
M. L. Blackley and Wife v. John Brown and Wife
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
215
Notes / Description: 

The Blackleys filed suit to recover $2000 from the defendants for an advance they provided the defendants to discharge liens on a farm known as Marble Hall in Hawkins County. The Blackleys exchanged their real estate in Bristol for Marble Hall, estimated at a value of $7700. The defendants alleged that the title to some of the property failed and a building was not completed according to contract. The defendants also filed a cross bill (counter suit).