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Alexander Moultrie; ESTC/NA (Project); South-Carolina Yazoo Company.; Georgia,; United States. Supreme Court.
Endorsed on verso: "Honle. Judge Iredell" and "Ja. Iredell's." Iredell was a justice of the Supreme court from 1790 until his death in 1799.
A resume of the facts and documents filed by the S.C. Yazoo company with references to the Georgia Company and Georgia Mississippi Company.
Imprint date assigned on this evidence: on p. 2: "Since the adjournment of the term for August 1797, an answer from the defendants ... has been ... filed in the office of the clerk of this court in Philadelphia." Also, C.H. Haskins in The Yazoo land companies, 1891, states that the Company filed a bill in equity in 1796 against Georgia, the Georgia co., and Ga. Mississippi co.
This piece was probably prepared for the hearing of Feb. 1798, adjourned from Aug. 1797. Case dismissed, however, because of passage of the U.S. 11th amendment, Jan. 1798.
Reprinted in American state papers. Public lands, v. 1, p. 167-171. (Appended to South Carolina Yazoo company. Communicated to the House of Representatives, December 28, 1803 (8th Cong., 1st sess.) The memorial of Alexander Moultrie, of South Carolina).
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