Woodson v. Smith, 1858
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This case is about slaves or slavery.

Year: 1858
Citation: 38 Tenn. 276
Jurisdiction: Tennessee
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)
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Full name: John W. Woodson et al. v. Jeremiah Smith et al.
Court: Tennessee Supreme Court

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