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The Johnston Will Case: A Clash of Titans, Part I

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After his death in 1865, James Cathcart Johnston defied the usual practice of leaving his worldly possessions to his family and instead gave them to three close friends in his will. An heir contested the will which led to a sensational 1867 trial in Chowan County Superior Court that involved former governors, congressmen, a cabinet officer and a superior court judge.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Apr 1990, p193-221 , il, por, f