Anderson Skillern, et al. v. Joseph G. Smith, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Anderson Skillern, et al. v. Joseph G. Smith, et al.
Case Date: 
1844
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
51
Notes / Description: 

Add. Plaintiffs: John Skillern, Henry Miller. Add. Def: James A. Whitesides (later dropped from case). The 2 Skillerns, Miller & Smith formed partnership to speculate in mountain lands, including 10,000 acres in Hamilton County. Per consent of partners, Smith went north to try to sell land & did sell land to Dr. Joseph Evans of New York, in exchange for land in Village of Jamaica, Long Island, NY. Plaintiffs sued Smith to account for proceeds of sale.