Wesley Gillenwaters v. James E. Bryant

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Wesley Gillenwaters v. James E. Bryant
Case Date: 
1854
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Unlawful Detainer

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
20
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Gillenwaters sued Bryant for unlawful detainer into land known as Caney Creek land, which Bryant rented from Gillenwaters, who seemed pleased with Bryant's mode of farming but became offended & filed this suit. Dispute: rental period for year or season? Bryant said Gillenwaters had recently told him Bryant had "paid him more rent than he ever got from a tenant before." Gillenwaters intended to hire hands & work the land himself. At time of suit, Bryant living on William Patterson's land.