Thomas Walker v. C. C. Tipton& John Hurst

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thomas Walker v. C. C. Tipton& John Hurst
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land, Promissory Note

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
29
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Tipton had bought tract of land from Hurst in 1859 using notes, including $875 in bank notes which were executed in the Bank of Tennessee. Note was assigned to Walker in 1861. During war, defendants were Confederates and Walker a Unionist. Walker was forced to accept Confederate money as payment for the note. Walker now suing defendants to enforce a lien on the land for the unpaid purchase money, charging that the Confederate money was fraudulent and not a payment at all.