Fredrick Mcleod & Amos L. Dell vs. Philip Dell & W.M. Dell

Fredrick Mcleod & Amos L. Dell vs. Philip Dell & W.M. Dell

Lower Court

  • Alachua County

Date

  • 1861

Box

  • 473

Folder

  • 853

Transcript

Subject to his debts is void

Brandon vs Robinson 18 Vesey 429

Bradley vs Pixoto 3 Ves 324

Jurisdiction

The court having taken jurisdiction of the case should dispose of it as a whole -- and should not refer back the question as a legal one, because a legal remedy exists in reference to the five negroes in possession of Amos L Dell, at date of the will and Testators death --

C Ten Rep 243

Thompsons Digest 192

If the five slaves were not a gift then they were an advancement, and the defendant is bound to return them with an account of their hires.

Advancements are gifts of personalty for the [?] and settling of children, remaining in childs possession at death of Father -- While child remains with Father gift does not take effect -- but a removal of self and slaves makes it operative -- value at time of delivery.

Meadows vs Meadows 11 [?] 148 N.C.