Woodson v. Smith
Year:1858
Citation: 38 Tenn. 276
Jurisdiction: Tennessee
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Short Summary: Dispute over construction of a will conveying either a life estate or simply a gift of title to slaves (life tenant cannot adversely possess)

This case directly discusses slavery.

Full name: John W. Woodson et al. v. Jeremiah Smith et al.
Court: Tennessee Supreme Court
Vol.: 38
Reporter: Tennessee Reports
First page: 276
Last page: 279
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URL: https://cite.case.law/tenn/38/276/
CAP ID: 8541907
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