R. A. Donally v. Moses Dyson et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
R. A. Donally v. Moses Dyson et al.
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Contested

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
45
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The testimony of a David Philips was ruled "in error". Philips had testified that the "old man" was jealous of his wife & Smythe, & had told witnesses that she was having an affair with a John Sharpe. Benjamin Dyson executed his will 10. Dec. 1864 and died a few days later. His widow & Smythe are devisees under the will. Moses Dyson claims that Benjamin Dyson was instance, old, and under the influence of his wife, Thomas Smythe and James Donnelly during the writing of his will.