Forbes vs. Apalachicola Land Company

Forbes vs. Apalachicola Land Company

Lower Court

  • Franklin County

Date

  • 1853

Box

  • 440

Folder

  • 773

Transcript

As proved by defendants and the same is ??? to stand good against them & each of them & their heirs & all claiming under them forever? & as between all the parties to this cause the same shall stand good & ensure to the said Defendants as Trustees fro the benefit of those they represent subject however to the lien of said heirs for the balance of unpaid purchase money to them due respectively

IV. The Court doth further adjudge order and decree that said heirs of Thomas Forbes Deceased have a lien upon said land & premises conveyed by John Forbes ( this ???) by his attorney Reggis dated at Pensacola 29[th] of May 1819 as aforesaid to Colin Mitchell commonly called the Forbes purchase " & in that conveyance mentioned.

That the Defendants insist ( in their answer ??? that the balance which was found due & settled in good faith and the account formally stated between John ??? their agent representing said Trustee & Land Company, and the complainant John Gordon acting as surviving Executor of his father & attorney & agent of the other heirs was on the first day of June 1839, precisely the sum of Thirteen Thousand four hundred and thirty 80/100 ( 13430 80/100) for which sum in part payments said ???? drew a bill on said Trustees in favor of said John Gordon, which was dishonored, which dishonor is not sufficiently excused in said answer and justify