Samuel Pryor v. Andrew Jackson & John Hutchings

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Samuel Pryor v. Andrew Jackson & John Hutchings
Case Date: 
1808
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Law and Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Pay

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
53
Notes / Description: 

In 1806, merchants Jackson & Hutchings contracted to sell Samuel Pryor over $4k of merchandise they had shipped in from Philadelphia & New Orleans. Pryor had until January 1, 1808 to pay the debt, but he failed to do so. Jackson later complained that both Pryor & his surety were insolvent. Pryor's agent was Sampson Sawyers, A & H's was Edward Roberts. Invoice given to John Hoggatt for safekeeping at Clover Bottom. Exhibit illustrates array of goods available in the area in 1806. See also MT 2a.