William Trent, for the use of John W. Cope v. William Burton

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Trent, for the use of John W. Cope v. William Burton
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Promissory Note

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

Testimony about conversations between the parties regarding payment of a note allegedly executed by Burton, and also testimony regarding Burton's handwriting. Apparently, Burton at one time served as Common School Commissioner. Origin of debt reflected in note: sale of a horse. Others named in file: William Trent's wife was Margaret Trent.