William F. Trout & Elizabeth Trout v. Wiley C. Baily et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William F. Trout & Elizabeth Trout v. Wiley C. Baily et al
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Personal Property Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
48
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Add. defendants: John Trout, Benjamin Looney, John D. Eppes, Thomas Smith, Gordan Mynatt, Hugh L. Mynatt, James H. Cowan, Perez Dickenson, Randall Shipe, G.L. White, C.A. Barnwell, & Alexander Adain. E. Trout states it was her parents' intention to give her a Negro woman free from marital bonds of W. Trout. She procured $400 from her son-in-law, Gordon Mynatt, for the woman. Later, with H.L. Mynatt, G. Mynatt levied a security against the woman and his debt, making him a party to taxable property.