William King, et al. v. Charles S. Carson, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William King, et al. v. Charles S. Carson, et al.
Case Date: 
1817
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
47
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiffs: Thomas, Rachel, Mary, & Elizabeth King. Defendants: James, Margaret, Charles, Sarah, Jane, & John Bekam. John King, a partner in King, Carson & King mercantile, purchased land with his own money, then died. There were many descendants to bene- fit from the sale of this land. The estate was ordered to divide the lot into thirds, the descendants receiving a 3rd, Carson & Wm. King each a 3rd. Carson's family sued to be conveyed that 3rd. See related case in box MT 4.