White Handly & Co., Halls Hooper & Mitchell v. J. H. Fulghum et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
White Handly & Co., Halls Hooper & Mitchell v. J. H. Fulghum et al
Case Date: 
1788
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Fraud

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
33
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: wife Mary Fulghum, W.J. Sullivan, administrator of William Greer, dec. Plaintiffs had been granted a judgment from defendant for $1200.00. At the time, defendant owned a valuable tract of land worth $6000 on the Harpeth River. Defendant conveyed said land to to Wm. Greer, dec., for $1500, relinquishing homestead & dower rights but still maintained possession. Complainants claim fraud, due to the unusual sale and inadequate purchase price.