Samuel & Polly Williams v. James Boyd, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Samuel & Polly Williams v. James Boyd, et al.
Case Date: 
1821
Court Origin: 
Court of Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Disputel

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
292
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Add'l Def's: John, Thomas, James, Elisha, Andrew, Robert, Jane, Rebeckah, and Elizabeth. Boyd, for himself & as agent for Elijah Flack, James Brckin,Hennekin Harris agreed to sell Richard Myrick 750 acres of their land for $1k. Myrick made partial payment then died. Myrick "mortgaged" an enslaved woman allowing Boyd to use her until the debt was recovered. She had a child. The suit was filed to settle the debt, & therefore the estate.