Mary Foster v. S. T. Shipley, admr. Of Mark Bacon, dec. et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mary Foster v. S. T. Shipley, admr. Of Mark Bacon, dec. et al.
Case Date: 
1872
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Deed of Trust

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
40
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Additional defendants: Jane, Robert S., Jesse, Minerva, and Silata A. Bacon, minors, and William Dillard. Robert William died in 1856 bequeathing to plaintiff 1/4 of the real estate and 1/4 to the 2 eldest children of Mark Bacon. Foster bought 1/4 share from Mark Bacon and gave $100 down and the rest in notes. She's suing over deed of trust that she did not know covered 1/4 she bought as well as the 1/4 willed to her. Land was sold to Dillard. Foster suing Mark Bacon for gross fraud as she was illiterate