Case Name Citation Year ▲ Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction
Farrow v. Farrow 2 Va. Col. Dec. 243 1737 0 Wills & Estate General Ct. of VA
Major v. Dudley 1 Jefferson 51 1737 1 Virginia
Palmer v. Word 2 Va. Col. Dec. 268 1738 0 Action of detinue General Ct. of VA
Young v. Williamson 1 Md. 145 1738 0 0 Maryland
Giles v. Mallecote 1 Jefferson 52 1738 0 Action of detinue General Ct. of VA
Scarbury v. Barber 2 Va. Col. Dec. 274 1739 0 Wills & Estate General Ct. of VA
Dunn v. Wythe 2 Va. Col. Dec. 76 1739 0 Wills & Estate General Ct. of VA
Nance v. Roy 2 Va. Col. Dec. 260 1739 0 Action of detinue General Ct. of VA
Buckner v. Chew 2 Va. Col. Dec. 114 1740 0 Action of trespass General Ct. of VA
Coleman v. Dickenson 2 Va. Col. Dec. 111 1740 0 Trusts General Ct. of VA
Coleman v. Dickinson 1 Jefferson 67 1740 0 Trusts General Ct. of VA
Black v. Digges's Executors 1 Md. 153 1744 0 Maryland
Scott v. Dobson 1 Md. 160 1749 0 Maryland
Nixon v. Long 1 U.S. 6 1762 1 Pennsylvania
Scollay v. Dunn 1 Super. Ct. Jud. 74 1763 1 Massachusetts
Soaper v. Tom 1 Md. 227 1765 0 Maryland
Rench v. Hile 4 H. & McH. 495 1766 0 0 Maryland
Custis v. Fitzhugh Jeff. 72 1768 0 Trusts General Ct. of VA
Johnson v. Howard 1 Md. 281 1768 0 Maryland
Brent v. Porter 1 Jefferson 72 1768 0 Descent & Distribution General Ct. of VA