Sandy Cockreham& Eliza, his wife v. David Kirkpatrick, et al..

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Sandy Cockreham& Eliza, his wife v. David Kirkpatrick, et al..
Case Date: 
1869
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
22
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Eliza is a freed black woman who was the former slave of one William Smith who is now deceased. His will stated that she be freed upon his death and allowed to live on a certain part of his land. His son sold his land to pay off debts to David Kirkpatrick and now he wants Eliza and her family off the land.