William M. Haley et al. v. George W. Russell et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
William M. Haley et al. v. George W. Russell et al.
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
188
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Additional plaintiffs: Joseph C. Haley, R.P. Haley, and Susan Gregory. Additional defendant: C.W. Klein. Plaintiffs related to Mary Cameale, dec. leaving no children. She had conveyed land to Russell for $200 annually until her death; after which the land would be Russell's. Mary Cameale also conveyed a tract of land to Klein. Plaintiffs charge that both deeds are void because there were no privy examinations at the time of both conveyances. Title vested still in Mary and now to the plaintiffs.