Thomas Littleton et al.v. Jesse Matlock

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thomas Littleton et al.v. Jesse Matlock
Case Date: 
1857
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
Notes / Description: 

Add. Pla.: George Littleton, William Littleton, James Littleton, James E. Littleton Jr. Thos. executed deed to Samuel Eskridge (dec) to secure payment for debt he owed Eskridge, but deed intended as mortgage. Once debt paid, Eskridge reconveyed land but, before that happened, Matlock bought adjoining tract from Eskridge, but his deed included more land than intended & included part of land conveyed to Littleton. Matlock sued over dispute in Circuit (ET Box 1102); this suit brought to enjoin said suit