William H. Harper v. John Shelby

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William H. Harper v. John Shelby
Case Date: 
1821
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Injunction

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

Cabinet maker William Garner owed a debt. Samuel V. D. Stout, John Falwell, and Duncan Robertson were security on the debt. Garner also owed Nathan Ewing. John Shelby held a deed of trust for the debt, & filed a judgement. Garner's household property was mortgaged and a detailed inventory is contained in the brief, including lengths of cherry board & unfinished furniture. Harper & Stout filed an injunction to prevent collection of the $70 debt.