Thomas McClellan, et al. v. S. B. Northop, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thomas McClellan, et al. v. S. B. Northop, et al.
Case Date: 
1879
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Sale of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
11
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2 briefs only. Other plaintiffs: Bunavista McClellan (wife of Thomas); Samuel Swafford, Jr. Other Defendants: W. A. Brown. McClellan also spelled McClellen in documents. Bunavista's parents, Jonathan & Matilda Clark, divorced. Matilda was awarded land in the settlement. Northrup was Matilda's lawyer & obtained decree to sell land to settle $500 promissory note. McClellans were unaware of court proceedings or decree & sold land to Swafford. Plaintiffs want the decree declared fraudulent.