Nathaniel Watson v. William Dyer et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Nathaniel Watson v. William Dyer et al
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
17
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Add. defendants: J.E. Houston, A.J. Hicks, E.E. Griffith, John A. Stephens, W.L. Eakin, & J.I. Wright. In 1840, the plaintiff purchased from one Enos C. Hooper a tract of 200 acres of land for which he paid $400, to be paid one year from date and Hooper executed a bond for the title. In order to build a home and pay debts, the plaintiff allowed the legal title to be made to his brother in law J.A. Stephens, who later had a judgment rendered against him for debts and the land was listed as his property.