Richard C. Roberts & James Henly v. James Johnston

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Richard C. Roberts & James Henly v. James Johnston
Case Date: 
1862
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Sale of Damaged/Misrepresented Goods

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
16
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Roberts & Henly sued Johnston for fraud in selling a mule that was deficient in the shoulder & lame in left leg, which Johnston represented to be sound but knew it was not. Witnesses: James' brothers Joel & Eli, William Farmer (accompanied Henly to market when mule purchased; said mule got lame going over mountain as they got to blue ridge