Trink Wells v. J. F. Raines, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Trink Wells v. J. F. Raines, et al.
Case Date: 
1925
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
181
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendant: Lucy W. Rowe. Defendants are executors of the estate of Mary F. Raines (their mother), deceased. Wells entered into a written contract with Mary Raines in which he leased property from Jan. 1, 1917, to Dec. 31, 1920. He agreed in the contract to make certain improvements to the property. There was a provision in the contract for him to be paid for improvements he made if the land was sold during his lease period. The land was sold before his lease ended and he was not paid.