Thomas Dalton, et al. v. R.P. Moore

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thomas Dalton, et al. v. R.P. Moore
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Selling of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
55
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Additional plaintiffs: P.H. Starnes and George H. Littatoe[?]. Discusses previous case Mahala Rucker, et al. v. R.P. Moore, et al. (ET 1069) in which Moore, clerk, was ordered to sell slaves. Dalton had bid on negro girl and had learned of errors in the proceedings which caused them to become void; thus confering no valid title to Dalton for slaves. Moore had received judgment against Dalton, which Dalton had no notice of. Dalton wants proceedings in county court be made and void.