R. L. Bridgeforth v. W. A. Baugh

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
R. L. Bridgeforth v. W. A. Baugh
Case Date: 
1872
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Contract Dispute and Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
109
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Contract dispute: balance due on 1864 sale of 28,050 lbs. of cotton at 50 cents per pound by Bridgeforth to Baugh. Baugh claimed he only contracted for 24,185 lbs. of cotton for which he overpaid plaintiff by $1273.75. Jury verdict against defendant and damages of $1863.86 awarded in Circuit Court. Supreme Ct. held record overwhelming supported the jury's verdict.