John J. Scarborough v. John A. Lyle

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John J. Scarborough v. John A. Lyle
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
39
Notes / Description: 

Scarborough sued Lyle for fraudulently selling him a mare that was not his to sell. Jury ruled in Scarborough's favor & judgment satisfied through sale of 80 acres of Lyle's land. Witnesses included J. D. Scarborough (pla.'s dad). Others involved in dispute re title to mare (surnames): Christian, Everett, Nicholson.