Mrs. Minerva M. Hailey v. Tolberta Battle

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mrs. Minerva M. Hailey v. Tolberta Battle
Case Date: 
1896
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Contract Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
90
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In the original warrant, Minerva Hailey alleged that Tolberta Battle failed to comply with the terms of a contract of sale "of house and lot #913 S. Cherry St. made April 3, 1895." Mrs. Hailey alleged a "plea of debt by damages." Mrs. Hailey sold the home and lot via auction, however the buyer, Ms. Battle, refused the sale claiming the deed was not valid.