Matthew Click v. William Mills, D. McCullough & John Cantwell

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Matthew Click v. William Mills, D. McCullough & John Cantwell
Case Date: 
1856
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Fraud

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
107
Notes / Description: 

William Click is a negro who owned a tract of land in Claiborne County. He is old and leased part of the land to William Mills with the understanding the Mills would farm the land and give Click one third of the profits of he made off farming the land. Click states that Mills, along with McCullough and Cantwell purposely got him intoxicated in order to cheat and defraud him out of his part. He stated he was in no condition to transact business. Pages 11-16 are missing.