Archibald Leger v. John Mayers, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Archibald Leger v. John Mayers, et al.
Case Date: 
1860
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Selling of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
161
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Note: seems related to incomplete case John Myers, et al. v. Archibald Leger found in box ET 1174. Additional defendants: Hezekiah Mills, George S. Wolfe, Peter Ogan, William S. Rose, Mc H. Bray, Benjamin Bray and J.S.M. Walker and Nelson Retron, exe. of Beverly Mayer, dec. Leger had married Sally, daughter of Beverly and Polly Mayer; Beverly owned 6 slaves when Polly died to be divided among her children. The slaves were sold in previous suit but Mayers refused to divide proceeds with Leger.