Fatio v. Dewees

Fatio v. Dewees

Lower Court

  • St. Johns County


  • 1838


  • 476


  • 864


James Jackson on the demise of Philip

Dewees, Louisa Dewees, Mary Dewees, Winslow

Foster, and Martha his wife, Catharine plaintiffs

Hall, Margaret Floyd, John Floyd, Mary In Ejectment

D. Floyd, and Andrew Floyd


Francis P. Fatio and

John Forbes defendants

This day came the parties by their attornies and the Jury herein on yesterday appeared and took their seats and having heard the evidence and argument of counsel on both sides upon their oaths do say that the said defendants are not guilty as the plaintiffs in their declaration against them have alleged. To which verdict the said plaintiffs by John Rodman their attorney moved for a new trial.

And afterwards, to wit, on the seventeenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twenty seven the said plaintiffs by John Rodman their attorney brought and filed in the Clerks office aforesaid his reasons for a new trial, which said reasons are in the words and figures following, to wit,

Superior Court

Philip Dewees and others


Francis P. Fatio and

John Forbes

In Ejectment

Motion for a new trial for the following reasons.

1st : That the verdict of the Jury is against Law.

2nd: That it is against the evidence produced on the Trial

3rd: That it is against the charge of the Judge to the Jury

17th : May 1827

J. Rodman atty: for plaintiff