Richard Hale v. John Hale

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Richard Hale v. John Hale
Case Date: 
1841
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Sale of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
30
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff purchased a tract of land for $600, but the land was levied and the terms of the purchase state the bill was to be made on the last installment of the purchase. Plaintiff paid off the land owner, Baker, not knowing the defendant had already taken over the deed to the land and tried to sell the land again to plaintiff for an inflated price.