IL Reports

Reports of Cases
at
Common Law and in Chancery,
Argued and Determined in the
Supreme Court of the State
of
Illinois,

From its First Organization in 1819, to the
End of December Term, 1831

By Sidney Breese, Counsellor at Law

Second Edition, with Additional Notes,
By Edwin Beecher

Chicago:
Callaghan & Company,
1877.

Table of Cases

Court Case County Page
Jonathan Taylor v. Michael Sprinkle Gallatin 17
Elijah Smith v. William Bridges Madison 18
Amos Chipps v. Thomas Yancey Pope 19
Francois Coleen and Abraham Claypole v. Daniel Figgins Madison 19-20
James A Whitesides v. The People of the State of Illinois Pope 21-22
Joseph Cornelius v. Simon Vanorsdall St Clair 23
John Y Sawyer v. Benjamin Stephenson Madison 24-25
Jehu Scott v. John Cromwell Monroe 25-26
James S Beaumont v. _____ Yantz Monroe 26-27
James Mason v. N Buckmaster Madison 27-28
Thomas Cox v. John McFerron Randolph 28-29
George Blair v. Henry Sharp Washington 30-31
Joseph French v. John R Creath Randolph 31-32
Joseph Cornelius v. John Boucher St Clair 32-33
John Thornton v. George Smiley and John Bradshaw Union 34
George Brazzle and James Hawkins v. David Usher Gallatin 35
George Naught v. Hezekiah Oneal White 36
Joseph Cornelius v. David Coons and Parker Jarvis St Clair 37-38
James Mason v. Robert Wash Madison 38-42
S Moore v. J Watts, S Crocker and M Wells St Clair 42-43
Wm Beer, H Beer and Thomas Beer v. Daniel Philips St Clair 44
James Bell and John Bell v. Zadock Aydelott Gallatin 45
Isaac Clark v. Joseph Cornelius St Clair 46
Joseph RG Poole v. Oliver C Vanlandingham Gallatin 47-48
William Thompson v. George Armstrong Madison 48-50
Joseph M Street v. The County Commissioners of Gallatin County Gallatin 50-51
Augustus Collins and Anson Collins v. John Waggoner Madison 51-53
Thomas Gill v. James Caldwell Crawford 53-54
William D Noble v. The People St Clair 54-57
James Foley v. The People Madison 57-59
Bryan, Morrison and Davidson v. John Primm St Clair 59-62
John Bloom v. Conrad Goodner St Clair 63-64
Samuel Tufts v. Thomas K Rice Madison 64-65
Smith Crane v. William Graves St Clair 66-67
Baynard White v. James Stafford Greene 67-68
Robert M Tarlton v. George Miller Gallatin 68-70
Ninian Edwards v. William A Beaird St Clair 70-71
William B Whiteside v. John Bartleson Madison 71-72
Samuel L White v. Thomas Thompson Gallatin 72-73
Jesse Rountree v. William Stuart Madison 73-74
Forester and Funkhouser v. Guard, Siddell & Co Gallatin 74-75
The President and Directors of the State Bank v. John Kain Fayette 75-76
Richard Ackless v. Timothy Seekright Monroe 76-79
David Everett v. William Morrison St Clair 79-81
Charles W Hunter v. Samuel Gilham Madison 81-82
James & Paris Mason v. Christian Eakle Madison 82-84
John T Lusk v. Daniel P Cook Madison 84-86
Ernst Heirs v. President State Bank Fayette 86-87
Richard W Chandler v. John H Gay St Clair 88-90
Abraham Taylor and Benjamin Parker v. Thomas Kennedy Crawford 91-92
John Johnson v. Richard Ackless St Clair 92-94
More and Bates v. Bagley, Borer and Robbins Greene 94-95
Jonathan Browder v. Jeremiah Johnson Washington 96-97
Joseph Cornelius v. Robert Wash St Clair 98-101
James C Wright v. The People Madison 102-103
The People on the relation of Wm LD Ewing v. George Forquer not stated 104-121
Willis Hargrave v. The Bank of Illinois Gallatin 122-123
Michael Jones v. The Bank of Illinois Gallatin 124
John Giles v. John Shaw Madison 125-126
Arthur Morgan v. John Hays St Clair 126-128
Joseph Owen v. Shadrach Bond Gallatin 128-129
James Taylor v. JD Winters Jackson 130
Joseph Cornelius v. Thomas Cohen St Clair 131-132
Thomas Bradshaw v. John Newman Madison 133-134
Alexander Conley v. Ezekiel Good Madison 135-137
James Nowlin v. John Bloom St Clair 138
Henry Curtis v. John Doe, ex.dem. Daniel Swearingen Washington 139-142
Daniel Gregg v. James and Philips Monroe 143-145
Nomaque, an Indian v. The People Peoria 145-150
James M Duncan v. Robert Morrison and Matthew Duncan Fayette 151-153
Edward Coles v. The County of Madison Madison 154-161
Adam W Snyder v. The President and Directors of the State Bank of Illinois St Clair 161-162
David Rankin v. William A Beaird, Sheriff St Clair 163
Isaac Gilham v. Caldwell Cairns Monroe 164-165
Josiah T Betts, and Samuel Smith v. Jesse Francis and Mary Ann his wife Randolph 165-166
Nicholas Beaugenon v. Francois Turcotte and Francois X Valois St Clair 167-168
Peter Kimmel v. Conrad Shultz, Frederick Konig and Lewis Mayer Jackson 169-171
Josiah Wright v. John Armstrong Madison 172-173
Alsworth Baker v. Samuel Whiteside Madison 174-175
The President and Directors of the State Bank v. Buckmaster Madison 176-177
Thomas Reynolds v. James Mitchell St Clair 177-179
Henry Hays v. John Thomas St Clair 180-181
Ladd and Taylor v. Ninian Edwards Pope 182-183

Thomas Mason v. The President and Directors of the State Bank of Illinois

Edwards 183-185
Anson Collins v. John Waggoner Madison 186-187
John Flack and Robert B Johnson v. John Ankeny, 187, 188, 189 Jackson 187-189
Adolphus F Hubbard v. Jonathan Hobson, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195 Gallatin 190-195
R Blackwell & Co v. The Auditor of Public Accounts, 196, 197 Fayette 196-197
Andrew Maurer v. John Derrick, 197, 198 Clinton 197-198
Biggs v. Postlewait, 198, 199 St Clair 198-199
Jonathan Mayo v. John Chenoweth, 200 Edgar 200
Fail and Nabb v. Goodtitle, 201, 202, 203, 204 Lawrence 201-204
Shadrach Bond and Pierre Menard v. Josiah T Betts, 205, 206 Randolph 205-206
Henry Curtis v. Daniel S Swearingen, 207, 208, 209 Clinton 207-209
Eli B Clemson v. Henry Kruper, 210, 211, 212 St Clair 210-212
Augustus Collins v. Abraham Claypole, 212, 213 Madison 212-213
John Flack v. Wiley, O Harrington, 213, 214, 215 Jackson 213-215
Richardson and Haggatt v. Samuel Prevo, 216, 217 Clark 216-217
James J Ryan v. Abner Eads, 217, 218 Washington 217-218
John Giles v. John Shaw, 219, 220 Madison 219-220
Belthazar P Mellick v. Justus de Seelhorst, 221, 222 Madison 221-222
Mary Ann Mears v. Wm. Morrison, 223, 224 Randolph 223-224
Michael Jones v. Lloyd, Serrill and Oakford, 225, 226 Gallatin 225-226
Vincent and Bertrand v. Samuel Morrison, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232 St Clair 227-232
Wm C Greenup and Clement C Conway v. Philander Woodworth, 232, 233 Randolph 232-233
Jonathan Cobb v. D Ingalls, 233, 234 Morgan 233-234
William Clary v. Thomas Cox, John Durley and Thomas M Neale, 235, 236 Sangamo 235-236
Wiley B Green v. Murray M'Connell, 236 Morgan 236
The County Commissioners of Randolph County v. Michael Jones, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241 Randolph 237-241
Nance, a girl of color, v. John Howard, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247 Sangamo 242-247
Fanny, a woman of color, v. Montgomery, 247, 248, 249, 250 Fayette 247-250
Finley and Creath v. John Ankeny, 250, 251, 252 Jackson 250-252
Wm C Greenup and Clement C Conway v. AB Brown, 252, 253, 254 Randolph 252-254
Greenup and Conway v. Philander Woodworth, 254, 255 Randolph 254-255
Barret and wife v. Stephen Gaston, 255, 256 Randolph 255-256
Henry Curtis v. The People, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260 Clinton 256-260
Joseph M Street v. Solomon Blue, 261 Gallatin 261
John Ankeny v. James Pierce, 262 Jackson 262
Moreland and Willis v. The State Bank of Illinois, 263, 264, 265, 266 Gallatin 263-266
John C Gore v. Chauncey Smith, 267 Franklin 267
Phoebe, a woman of color, vs. William Jay, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276 Randolph 268-276
Joseph Duncan v. Ingles and Burr, 277 Jackson 277
Peter Kimmel v. Jacob Schwartz, 278, 279, 280, 281 Jackson 278-281
The President and Directors of the State Bank of Illinois v. Hazle Moreland, 282, 283 Gallatin 282-283
John Adams Sr, Peter Philips and Jacob Philips v. Chauncey Smith, 283, 284 Franklin 283-284
Jonathan Clark v. Levi Roberts, 285, 286, 287 Montgomery 285-287
Josiah T Betts and Samuel Smith v. Shadrach Bond, 287, 288, 289 Randolph 287-289
John Ankeny v. James Pierce, 289, 290 Jackson 289-290
Wiley B Green v. Eunice Atchison, 291 Pike 291
Adam Smith v. James A James, 292 Monroe 292
John Tyler v. The People, 293, 294 Jefferson 293-294
Vernon, Blake & Co v. WL May, 294, 295 Madison 294-295
Nathan Cromwell v. Enoch C March, 295, 296 Morgan 295-296
Edward Humphreys v. Collier and Powell, 297, 298, 299 Randolph 297-299
David Ingalls v. George T Allen, 300, 301 Morgan 300-301
Ignatius R Sims v. Joseph Klein, 302, 303, 304 Morgan 302-304
John Doe, ex dem Moore, v. Samuel Hill, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316 Monroe 304-316
The Administrators of Ferdinand Ernst, deceased, v. Mary Ann Ernst, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320 Fayette 316-320
John McLean v. Joseph B Emerson, 320, 321, 322, 323 Gallatin 320-323
James M Duncan v. Clement B Fletcher, 323, 324, 325 Fayette 323-325
Nathan Cromwell v. Enoch C March, 326 Morgan 326
Alexis Phelps v. Robert R Young, 327, 328, 329 Adams 327-329
The People v. Fernando D Slayton, 329, 330 Adams 329-330
Bradley Rust v. Frothingham and Fort, 331, 332, 333 Monroe 331-333
Thomas P Clark v. Henry J Ross, 334, 335 Adams 334-335
Jonathan Ellis v. Jacob Snider, 336, 337 Union 336-337
Lansing W Wells v. Patrick Hogan, 337, 338, 339 Jo Daviess 337-339
Thomas P Clark v. The People, 340, 341, 342 Adams 340-342
Adam W Snyder v. Baptiste Laframboise, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347 St Clair 343-347
Thomas Allison v. Thomas P Clark, 348, 349, 350 Morgan 348-350
Hypolite Rolette v. Lemon Parker, 350, 351 Jo Daviess 350-351
Joseph Johnson v. The People, 351, 352 Madison 351-352
William Bennet and Jacob Judy v. Philip Schermer & Co, 352, 353 Jo Daviess 352-353
John Doe, ex dem. Noblet Herbert, Thomas Janney and John D Brown v. John C Herbert, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360 Randolph 354-360
Eli S Lattin v. William A Smith, 361, 362, 363 Jo Daviess 361-363
John Connolly v. Almond Cottle, 364, 365 Jo Daviess 364-365
Timothy and Wm Brinkley v. Reuben Going, 366, 367 Gallatin 366-367
Timothy Brinkley v. Reuben Going, 367, 368 Gallatin 367-368
Jarret Garner v. MC Willis, 368, 369, 370 Gallatin 368-370
Ignatius R Simms v. Joseph Klein, 371, 372 Morgan 371-372
Solomon Blue v. Weir and Vanlandingham, 372, 373 Gallatin 372-373
Philander Woodworth v. Enoch Paine's Administrators, 374, 375, 376, 377 Randolph 374-377
Bryan Teague v. Lansing S Wells, 377, 378 Madison 377-378
Francis Prince v. Levi Lamb, 378, 379, 380, 381 Gallatin 378-381
N Buckmaster v. Henry Eddy, 381, 382 Gallatin 381-382
Hampton Pankey v. Stephen Mitchell, 383, 384 Gallatin 383-384
William A Beaird v. Mary Foreman, 385, 386, 387, 388 St Clair 385-388
James Semple v Thomas S Locke, 389, 390 St Clair 389-390
Kerr and Bell v. William B Whiteside, 390, 391, 392 Madison 390-392
The Auditor of Public Accounts v. James Hall, 392, 393 not stated 392-393
J and M Littleton v. Moses, a man of color, 393, 394, 395 Union 393-395
Josiah T Betts v. Pierre Menard, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400 Randolph 395-400
Philip Hargrave v. David Penrod, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406 Union 401-406
Chauncey Beebe v. John Boyer, 406 Greene 406
William Rager v. William Tilford, 407 Sangamo 407
William P and TM Bryan v. Nathaniel Buckmaster, 408, 409, 410, 411 Madison 408-411
David G Bates v. Thomas Jenkins, 411, 412, 413 Jo Daviess 411-413
Ignatius R Sims v. John Hugsby, 413, 414 Morgan 413-414

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