W. P. Ridley et al.v. W. P. Halladay [Halliday] et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. P. Ridley et al.v. W. P. Halladay [Halliday] et al
Case Date: 
1901
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
82
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J.W.S. Ridley died w/lg estate, 4 children: Webb, Wm, Mary Pillow, Annie. Webb married, 2 sons James Webb, George Whitney; Annie married to Wm Parker Halliday Jr, 1 son Wm III. W.C. Salmon--guardian ad litem for minors Mary, James, George, Wm III. This case consolidated w/W.P. Ridley et al.v. International Phosphate Co et al. Both cases involve 580-acre farm (& adjoining 119 acres) w/in 2 miles of Mt. Pleasant, TN, center of extensive phosphate mining territory; land was known to contain phosphate.