Richard Lanning v. Jacob Newman

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Richard Lanning v. Jacob Newman
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
27
Notes / Description: 

Newman and Lanning entered a written agreement in which it was agreed Newman would prosecute the Revolutionary War pension claim for one Martha Miller for her husabnd Henry Miller's service. It was agreed Lanning would received one third of said pension. The case was brought because Lanning states he has not received the one third of the pension he was promised.