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Reports of Cases Determined
in the Supreme Court
of the State of Illinois

from November Term, 1850, to June Term, 1851, both inclusive

by E. Peck, Counsellor at Law

Volume XII

Reprinted from the Original Edition, with Annotations by
William Gordon McMillan
of the Chicago Bar


Callaghan & Company, Chicago, Ill.
1881


Table of Cases



Court Case
County
Page #
The County of Richland v. The County of Lawrence
Lawrence
1-9
Andrew Mather v. The People of the State of Illinois
Madison
9-14
The Governor of the State of Illinois, for the use, etc., v. Edward H. Ridgway, et al. Jefferson 14-19
Arba Nelson v. Benjamin Godfrey
Madison
19-24
Darius Greenup v. William Stoker
Washington
24-27
Richard S. Adams v. Frederick Miller, et al.
Johnson
27-29
Benjamin Godfrey v. The City of Alton ~~ plat
Madison
29-37
The City of Alton v. The Illinois Transportation Company ~~ plat Madison 37-63
John T. Knox, et al. v. James E. Breed
Franklin
63-64
John M. Wilson v. Nelson G. Nettleton
White
64-66
William H. Walter, impleaded, etc. v. Trustees of Schools for Town two south, Range two east, etc.
Jefferson
66-68
George M. Borah v. Thomas Curry and Jas. L. Owen
Wayne
68-71
Thomas Selby v. Philip Geines
Lawrence
72-74
James Woods v. David Dial, for the use of John Williams
Jefferson
74-77
Nathaniel Buckmaster v. John Cool
Madison
77-80
John Walsh v. The People of the State of Illinois
Randolph
80-81
Moise Toupin and others v. Olivier Gargnier
St. Clair
81-82
John Hahn v. Henry Ritter
St. Clair
83-86
Amy Davidson, administratrix, etc., et al. v. Benjamin Bond et al.
Clinton
87-88
John T. Knox et al. v. Daniel B. Light et al.
Franklin
89-90
William S. Burkett v. John Bond
Edwards
90-92
Hamilton Wade v. Nelson Wade and Harvey D. Brown
Perry
92-96
John Purcell v. Ninian T. Steele et al.
Crawford
96-99
Moses G. Atwood v. Albert G. Caldwell, et al.
Madison
99-102
Christian Keaggy v. Andrew Hite
Marion
102-105
The People of the State of Illinois, ex relatione Henry L. Brush, v. Joseph B. Wells, State Trustee of the Illinois and Michigan Canal
not stated
105-113
John Lee v. Stephen Abrams
Scott
115-125
John Williams et al., executors of George Trotter, deceased, v. Eli C. Blankenship et al., administrators of Archibald Trailor, deceased
Sangamon
125-128
William B. Warren v. George M. Chambers et al.
Morgan
128-132
John M. McConnel v. Joshua Gibson et al.
Cass
132-136
Samuel Wiggins v. Edward Lusk
Morgan
137-141
Inman H. Triplett v. David Scott
Hancock
141-142
The President and Trustees of the Town of Jacksonville v. Murray McConnel
Morgan
143-146
Nancy J. Turney, administratrix of the estate of J. Turney, deceased v. A. B. Gates
Jo Daviess
146-147
William W. Gallimore v. William T. Dazey et al.
Adams
147-151
Rescarick Ayers v. George M. Richards
Morgan
151-154
Harrison Sconce et al. v. James W. Whitney, administrator
Pike
155-156
The People for the use of Richard Markham et al. v. John White et al.
Scott
156-159
Trustees of Schools for Township Number Two, etc. v. Ezekiel Walters et al.
Brown
159-163
John E. Jackson v. William S. Bailey
McDonough
164-166
Ira Stout v. John Slattery
Adams
167-169
James Boorman v. William D. Freeman et al.
Morgan
170-171
Elisha B. Hitt v. Joseph W. Ormsbee et al.
Scott
172-175
William Hodson et al. v. Murray McConnel
Morgan
175-178
John A. Chesnut v. Ebenezer Marsh
Macoupin
178-188
David A. Smith et al., assignees, etc., v. James Dunlap
Sangamon
188-198
Thaddeus Eames, administrator, etc., v. David Blackhart
Henderson
199-202
Reuben Rowley v. George W. Berrian
Adams
202-207
Thomas Hollowbush et al. v. Murray McConnel et al.
Morgan
207-211
Nathaniel Buckmaster v. Simeon Ryder
Madison
211-219
Aaron Ray v. Kinsey Virgin
Mason
219-221
Ira Stout v. Edson Whitney
Adams
222-235
Nicholas Garland v. Isaac S. Britton
Sangamon
235-236
Henry McHenry v. Thomas Watkins
Cass
236-238
Ahijah Whitecraft et al. v. Horatio M. Vanderver
Christian
238-243
James Bloomer v. Matthias B. Denman
Adams
243-251
The Board of Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal v. The People ex relatione John V. A. Hoes and others
La Salle
251-258
Susan P. Enos et al. v. Jabez Capps
Sangamon
258-261
Joshua W. Jones v. The People
Scott
262-263
Elizabeth Hamilton et al. v. Winthrop C. Gilman et al.
Sangamon
263-264
Jonathan Prior v. Joseph White
Hancock
264-270
The County of Greene v. Moses O. Bledsoe
Pike
270-276
Paris Mason, for use of Sarah Mason, Guardian of Martha M. Mason, v. Tarleton F. Brock
Jersey
276-280
T. S. Brockman v. William Aulger and Sidney Parker
Brown
281-284
The People v. Henry M. Smith et al.
Pulaski
284-286
Abraham N. Ward v. William M. Owens
Cumberland
286-287
Hathaway Linton, administrator, etc., of Royal A. Nott, deceased, v. Valentine S. Anglin
Clark
287-288
Albert G. Carlo v. The People
Champaign
288-290
Thomas Penny v. Martin Graves, assignee of John White
Sangamon
290-293
William Compher et al. v. The People
Tazewell
293-301
William T. Major v. M. H. Hawkes et al.
McLean
301-303
Robert Dawson v. Abel Harrington
Brown
303-305
Bela C. Webster et al. v. Augustus C. French et al.
Sangamon
305-309
The People, ex relatione Mark Skinner, v. The Auditor
not stated
310-319
Charles Ballance v. James McFadden
Peoria
321-328
Andrew Gray v. James McFadden
Peoria
328-330
Charles Ballance v. Edward P. Tesson et al.
Peoria
330-337
John Rankin v. Alfred G. Curtenius et al.
Peoria
337-339
John Buchenau v. Patrick Horney
La Salle
340-342
The President and Trustees of the Town of Ottawa v. The County of La Salle
La Salle
343-345
John Hamlin, administrator, etc., v. Francis P. Kingsley
Peoria
345-347
William Fisher v. Levi S. Clisbee
Marshall
347-356
George A. Crook v. George H. Taylor
Peoria
356-358
John F. Gilpatrick for the use of Joseph Cogwill v. George Foster
Jo Daviess
358-360
Marshall B. Pierce v. Charles G. Carleton et al.
Jo Daviess
361-369
Richard C. Ross et al. v. The City of Chicago
Cook
369-371
Eber B. Ward et al. v. Oney Salisbury
Cook
371-374
Thomas Bell et al. v. Henry Sheldon et al.
McHenry
374-375
John E. Dow, impleaded with William Dow, v. Samuel Rattle
McHenry
375-376
Jonathan Weldon v. William Burch et al.
Winnebago
376-380
Reuben Vose et al. v. James Hart
Lake
380-381
Lester H. Magher, survivor, etc., v. Calvin W. Howe et al.
McHenry
381-383
Rezin Wilcoxon v. Thomas McGhee
Stephenson
384-389
Robert J. Cassell v. Elisha Williams
Woodford
389-392
The People, ex relatione William K. Stephenson, v. Samuel S. Marshall, Judge of the Twelfth Judicial Court
Gallatin/Saline
393-398
James Dufield v. Elisha A. Cross
McHenry
399-400
James Dunlap v. David A. Smith, et al., assignees of the Bank of Illinois
Sangamon
401-405
The Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, et al., v. The City of Chicago
Cook
405-409
William Hudson v. Charles M. Dickinson
Lee
409-410
John Spellman et al. v. Alfred G. Curtenius
Peoria
411-418
Charles Ballance v. Alfred G. Curtenius et al.
Peoria
418-419
Peter Schuttler v. William Piatt
Cook
419-422
Charles Ballance v. John Rankin
Peoria
422-426
Vivian B. Holmes v. Amelia D. Field, by B. S. Pettyman, her next friend
Mason
426-433
The Trustees of Schools v. John S. Wright et al.
La Salle
434-444
Francis Voris et al. v. Joseph J. Thomas
Peoria
444-447
Martin Tubbs v. Abby Van Kleek
Kendall
448-453
Hiram Foster v. Joseph J. Jared
Warren
453-458
David L. Hough v. Harvey Leonard
La Salle
458-459
Mariah L. Smith, executrix, etc., v. Archibald P. Dysart
Putnam
460
Samuel P. Bailey et al. v. J. E. Hardy
Tazewell
461-462
Jonathan Welden et al. v. Thompson W. Francis
Winnebago
462-464
Orrin Smith et al. v. Robert S. Harris et al.
Jo Daviess
465-469
William W. Low v. Samuel Freeman et al.
Stark
470-472
Isaac Walker et al. v. Joseph Ellis
Peoria
473-479
Hervey Lowe v. William S. Moss
La Salle
479-482
The Board of Supervisors of the County of the La Salle v. The Town of South Ottawa
La Salle
482-484
Terah B. Farnsworth, impleaded, etc., v. John Strasler et al., administrators, etc.
Jo Daviess
485-490
The Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal v. Daniel Brainard
Cook
490-523
The Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal v. Thomas Dyer et al.
Cook
523-524
The United States v. E. C. Duncan et al.
not stated
525-546
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