Did You Know ... that in the 1810 U.S. Supreme Court case of O'Neale v. Thornton, 10 U.S. 53, a former Commissioner of the District of Columbia, William Thornton, sued a man (William O'Neale) who bought land owned by the federal government for failure to pay his mortgage, but the man claimed that Thornton's successor (D.C. Superintendent Thomas Munroe) had already foreclosed on him (and sold to Andrew Ross) and thus no payment was due?
Monday, January 27, 2014
I refuse to post these to the front page of Wikipedia any more. But I will post them here. The article I wrote or assisted with is in bold.