Short Name Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction ▲ Link
Kelso v. Vance 61 Tenn. 334 Fraudulent estate sale involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Walt 56 Tenn. 242 Fraudulent conveyance of land involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barry v. Frayser 57 Tenn. 206 Fraudulent conveyance of slaves and levy upon them as a result 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Puryear v. Edmondson 51 Tenn. 43 Slaves in a will freed by war and sent back to liberia 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clay v. East, Tennessee & Virginia Railroad 53 Tenn. 421 Wage dispute over railroad hire of two slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Queener v. Trew 53 Tenn. 59 Dispute over proceeds of forced estate sale to pay debts 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Morgan v. Reed 39 Tenn. 276 Action to recover slaves sold in a forced estate sale to pay debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Odom v. Owen 61 Tenn. 446 Surety liability for debts in estate administration 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Vance v. Smith 49 Tenn. 343 Fraudulent estate sale involving slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Matthews v. Thompson 49 Tenn. 588 Dispute over proceeds from estate sale of slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Churchill v. Wells 47 Tenn. 364 Fraudulent conveyance of a slave to avoid creditors collecting on debt secured by the slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Polk v. Heirs of Pledge 45 Tenn. 384 Purchasers of slaves are still liable for the note amount for slaves after emancipation 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Grubbs v. Greer 45 Tenn. 160 Action for replevin of property secured by consideration of a slave 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Curd v. Bonner 44 Tenn. 632 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jameson v. McCoy 52 Tenn. 108 Slave who bought his freedom could own property and cannot be returned to slavery after his original owner died 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lewis v. Moses 46 Tenn. 193 Statements from a slave about his unsoundness are only admissible if made during period of unsoundness 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Turner 34 Tenn. 27 Action of replevin/action to enjoin in adverse possession dispute over a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Davidson 42 Tenn. 184 Appeal for conviction of rape of a white woman while defendant was a slave (post abolition) 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Pearson v. Johnson 34 Tenn. 580 Action to set aside sale of a slave for unsoundness 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Woods 41 Tenn. 535 Dispute over estate sale involving slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Parchman v. Charlton 41 Tenn. 381 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Welcker 41 Tenn. 197 Action for assumpsit for portion of sale price of a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lewis G. v. Mills 40 Tenn. 705 Dispute over deed conveyance of slaves and subsequent creation of a trust 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bostick v. Elliott 40 Tenn. 507 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swan v. Newman 40 Tenn. 288 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves/resulting proceeds 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Byerly & Owens 40 Tenn. 194 Partnership dispute over missing funds allegedly stolen by a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradford v. Caldwell 39 Tenn. 496 Adverse possession of a slave from one who had transferred their life estate interest 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Mayor of Somerville 39 Tenn. 363 Dispute over authority of Somerville to tax slave traders 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Saunders v. Wilder 39 Tenn. 577 Dispute over how to exercise judgement/execution over deceased debtor after value of slaves had been sold 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Graham v. Roberts 38 Tenn. 56 Dispute over sale of slave from an estate 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Jetton 37 Tenn. 229 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cole v. Cole 37 Tenn. 57 Action to rescind a marriage (and any slave/property conveyances thereof) due to wife being of unsound mind to enter a marriage contract 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lea v. White 36 Tenn. 111 Libel action in response to response for original action for habeus corpus recovery of slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hawthorne v. Brown 35 Tenn. 462 Action of trover to recover damages from conversion of a buggy purchased using money made from hiring out slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bartee v. Tompkins 36 Tenn. 623 Dispute over trust between business partners involving slaves to secure debts 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stevenson v. McLean 24 Tenn. 332 Action against a sherriff for execution of judgement rendered on a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lashlee v. Wily 27 Tenn. 659 Action of trover by administator of an estate to recover posession of a slave to be adminstered 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Corn v. Brazelton 32 Tenn. 273 Action of replevin for two slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Brown 30 Tenn. 179 Action for trespass for hirer of slave brutally whipping the owner's slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Harris v. Carney's admr 29 Tenn. 349 Bill to set up a parol mortgage on several slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Weaks 26 Tenn. 522 Appeal by white slaveowner for indictment of allowing his slave to sell spiritous liquors 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wiley v. Lashler 27 Tenn. 717 Dispute over title to slaves between alleged purchaser and seller 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Goodloe v. White's adm'r 28 Tenn. 528 Dispute over warranty that a slave was a "slave for life" and eventually sued for his freedom 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cain v. State 18 Tex. 387 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Saufley v. Jackson 16 Tex. 579 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Robinson v. Varnell 16 Tex. 382 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Mitchell v. Mims 8 Tex. 6 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Porter v. Miller 7 Tex. 468 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Pridgin v. Strickland 8 Tex. 214 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Philleo v. Holliday 24 Tex. 38 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Philips v. Wheeler 10 Tex. 536 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hunt v. White 24 Tex. 643 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hill v. Cunningham 25 Tex. 25 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Kitchen v. Crawford 13 Tex. 516 1855 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Carroll 20 Tex. 731 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. Riddle 8 Tex. 162 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hedgepeth v. Robertson 18 Tex. 858 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Graham v. Gautier 21 Tex. 111 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Garrett v. Gaines 6 Tex. 435 1851 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hancock v. Butler 21 Tex. 804 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Magette 25 Tex. 245 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
De Blane v. Hugh Lynch & Co. 23 Tex. 25 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Nels v. State 2 Tex. 281 1847 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Chevallier v. Wilson 1 Tex. 161 1846 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Bufford v. Holliman 10 Tex. 560 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Calvin v. State 25 Tex. 789 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Ables v. Donley 8 Tex. 331 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Blythe v. Speaks 23 Tex. 429 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Withers v. Patterson 27 Tex. 491 1864 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hopkins v. Wright 17 Tex. 30 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hall v. Hall 11 Tex. 526 1854 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. Womack 8 Tex. 397 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Bradshaw v. Mayfield 18 Tex. 21 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Adams 27 Tex. 28 1863 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Chance. 7 Tex. 561 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Grooms v. Rust 27 Tex. 231 1863 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Kennedy 19 Tex. 488 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hagan v. Lucas 35 U.S. 400 1836 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Prigg v. Pennsylvania 41 U.S. 539 1842 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Reardon v. Miller 20 F. Cas. 369 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Clark 2 D.C. 620 1825 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Richard 2 D.C. 439 1823 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Ellick 2 D.C. 412 1823 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Sundry African Slaves v. Madrazo 26 U.S. 110 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Forgay v. Conrad 47 U.S. 201 1848 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
In re Susan 2 Wheel. Cr. Cas. 594 1818 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Whitehead 83 U.S. 314 1872 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Jack 1 D.C. 44 1801 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Zandt 46 U.S. 215 1847 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Frye 4 D.C. 539 1835 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
The Slavers. (Reindeer.) 69 U.S. 383 1864 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Patrick 2 D.C. 66 1812 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Micou v. National Bank 104 U.S. 530 1881 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Rhodes 1 D.C. 447 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. King 1 D.C. 444 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Wright 1 D.C. 123 1803 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Land v. Jeffries 5 Rand. 211 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Barker v. Barker’s adm’r 2 Gratt. 344 1845 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Bull v. Read 54 Va. 78 1855 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Souther v. Commonwealth 7 Gratt. 673 1851 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Mosby's Adm'r v. Mosby's Adm'r 50 Va. 584 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Waddill v. Chamberlayne 1 Jefferson 10 1733 0 Action of deceit Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Thomas' Adm'r v. Lewis 89 Va. 1 1892 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Lightfoot’s Executors v. Colgin 19 Va. 42 1813 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Carter 50 Va. 541 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Newsum v. Newsum 1 Leigh 86 1829 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Sheppards v. Turpin 3 Gratt. 373 1847 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Parker v. Carter 4 Munf. 273 1814 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Randolph v. Hill 7 Leigh 383 1836 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Isbell v. Butler 2 Va. Col. Dec. 40 1734 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Coalter’s ex’or v. Bryan 1 Gratt. 18 1844 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Commonwealth v. Turner 5 Rand. 678 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Peter v. Commonwealth 4 Va. 330 1823 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Eyre v. Jacob 14 Gratt. 422 1858 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Austin’s Ex’or v. Jones 21 Va. 341 1821 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Tomlinson v. Dillard 7 Va. 105 1801 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Avory 14 Gratt. 229 1858 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Tayloe v. Graves 1 Jefferson 40 1736 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Anderson 12 Va. 289 1808 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Hansford v. Elliott 9 Leigh 79 1837 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Upshaw v. Upshaw 12 Va. 381 1808 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Gregory v. Baugh 25 Va. (4 Rand.) 611 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Jennings v. Paine 4 Wis. 358 1856 0 Wisconsin Caselaw Access Project
In re Booth 3 Wis. 157 1854 0 Wisconsin Caselaw Access Project