Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...to make title on payment of the residue of the purchase money. That residue was afterwards paid. Before 1804 the purchasers divided the lands they had purchased from divers persons. One half of this 640 was allotted to the said Nicholas 'Perkins the elder.--And the other half thereof to Daniel Perkins. Nicholas Pet kins the elder died. By his will half of this tract allotted to him, was in a division assigned to his son Constant, and the other half to his son Nicholas, Nicholas the son sold his part to John P. Perkins, provided the amount should not exced 220 acres. Which sale was evidenced by a writing under seal. John P. Perkins paid a full and valuable consideration and took possession, of the part allotted to Nicholas, made valuable improvements thereon worth 500 dollars and resided thereon until he died in November 1807, intestate leaving the said Eliza his widow and the other complainant his son. Hadley had a good title, to part of said 640 acres, that is to say to 49 acres, part of the section allotted to Nicholas the son, which 49 acres includes the improvements. Also he had title to the part allotted to Daniel Perkins, The residue of the 640 acres was covered by an elder grant, which Had ley knew not of, when he sold as aforesaid. Hadley failing to convey the said 640 acres, the said Thomas H. Perkins, Daniel Perkins and William Per kins sued nim on said writing, and in January 1811 recovered 4883 dollars and costs, the value without improvements. Hadley thereupon brougnt an ejectment to recover the possession of the said 49 acres of land and the complainants brought this bill claiming the said 49 acres of land and praying that Hadley may be compelled to convey them, and tnat the said Thomas H. Perkins; Daniel Perkins and William Perkins...
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