Robert L. Stokes et al. v. L. Driver et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Robert L. Stokes et al. v. L. Driver et al.
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petition to Recover Land/Property

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
91
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff, Robert Stokes, filed for himself and as next of friend for his minor brothers John Morgan Stokes and Jefferson Davis Stokes. The plaintiffs contest the decree of the chancery court allowing the sale of the plaintiffs inherited tract of land to the defendants. The case the plaintiffs contested was A. A. Turntine, admr. et al. v. P. L. Powel et al. Plaintiffs claim there was no consent as two of the plaintiffs were minors and no proof shown that the decree was in the interest of the minors.