Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Wharton v. Thompson 9 Yer. 45 Action to recover price paid for hire of a slave who had been injured prior to delivery 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wheaton v. Weld 9 Hum. 773 Dispute over alleged parol gift of a slave; action in detinue 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wheless v. Espy 7 Cold. 237 Marital property dispute involving title to a slave 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitehead v. Ducker 19 Miss. (S. & M.) 98 1848 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
White v. Harmond 3 Sneed 322 Action on the case to recover the value of a slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
White v. Smith 12 Rich. 595 1860 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
White v. Suttle 1 Swan 169 Action for forcible entry upon land that displaced plaintiff's slaves 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
White v. White 3 Head 404 Construction of will that purports to emancipate slaves upon death 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitmore v. Parks 3 Hum. 95 Dispute over payment of a mortgage from proceeds of sale of slaves between former partners 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitson v. Fowlkes 1 Head 533 Dispute over title to a slave sold at an execution sale against his previous owner between competing bidders 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitson v. Gray 40 Tenn. (Head) 441 Action for breach of warranty of soundness for a slave being older than advertised 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wiley v. Lashler 8 Hum. 717 Dispute over title to slaves between alleged purchaser and seller 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wiley v. State 1 Swan 256 Free black man appeal for conviction of inducing a slave to run away from his master 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilkinson v. Wilkinson 1 Head 305 Dispute over which property is liable for debts, including slaves and proceeds from hiring them out 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilkins v. Gilmore 2 Hum. 140 Action of trespass for vandalism of a house done by slave; master vicariously liable 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilks v. Fitzpatrick 1 Hum. 54 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williamson v. Williamson 18 B. Mon 329 1857 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Bowman 3 Head 678 Action to enjoin a judgement on a surety that would require the forced sale of slave to pay debts 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Conrad 11 Hum. 412 Complicated estate administration dispute over title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Gray 1 Cold. 104 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Hagan 2 La. 122 1830 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. McCormack 7 Hum. 308 Action to enjoin judgement on a slave purchased at an administration sale 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Otey 8 Hum. 563 Dispute over slaves conveyed in trust being sold by conveyor to pay debts 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Sneed 3 Cold. 533 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1866 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Terrell 7 Hum. 551 Action of debt on a bond made upon condition of defendant inheriting some slaves 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Turner 10 Yer. 287 Dispute over legatee's family's entitlement to portions of an legatee's father's estate consisting of slaves and other property 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Walton 8 Yer. 387 Action of trover to recover value of slave given as a gift 1835 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Williams 10 Yer. 20 Bill seeking construction of a will conveying title to slaves 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Wright 9 Hum. 493 Action to restrain execution sale of a slave 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
William v. Jones 2 Swan 620 Action to recover slaves sold from an estate by heir claiming to have title 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Willis v. Willis 62 Tenn. 183 Vendor's lien for division of property involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilson's Heirs v. Wilson’s Adm’r 30 Ala. 670 1857 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Wilson v. Hoss 3 Hum. 142 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Winnard v. Robbins 3 Hum. 614 Action of ejectment by a free black man asserting title to land; neither party had legal title and unclear if free black man could hold title to such land 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wiseman v. Bean 2 Heisk. 390 Dispute over debts attached to a slave 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wiseman v. Russey 7 Cold. 233 Dispute over hire of slaves using depreciated Confederate money 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Withers v. Patterson 27 Tex. 491 1864 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. Smith 11 Hum. 478 Action by heirs to recover slaves sold in an estate sale 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. Womack 8 Tex. 397 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Woodfolk v. Sweeper 2 Hum. 88 Action of trespsass by free black man against a white man who wrongfully detained him as a slave 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodrum v. Kirkpatrick 2 Swan 218 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodson v. Pearce 5 Sneed 416 Action for replevin for a slave lent out 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodson v. Smith 1 Head 276 Dispute over construction of a will conveying either a life estate or simply a gift of title to slaves (life tenant cannot adversely possess) 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woods v. Burrough 2 Head 202 Dispute over sale of slaves provided for in a will 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woods v. Sullivan 1 Swan 507 Action of trover for property of deceased husband (including slaves) by husband of the widow 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wood v. Cruisman 6 Hum. 279 Dispute over court refusal to enjoin sale of slave upon whom judgement had been rendered 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wood v. Jones 1 Meigs 513 Bill to redeem a slave upon whom a mortgage had been secured who had been improperly sold 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodward v. Williams 11 Hum. 323 Action to recover proceeds for sale of slaves the state executed a decree upon 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodward v. Woodward 5 Sneed 49 Action by widow to take possession of her dower including slaves 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Word v. Cavin 1 Head 506 Action of debt upon an implied warranty of title to a slave 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Worley v. State 11 Hum. 172 Appeal for conviction of castrating an unruly slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wyatt v. State 2 Swan 394 Appeal by slave for conviction of assault with attempt to rape a white women 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wyche v. Greene 16 Ga. 49 1854 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wylly v. S. Z. Collins & Co. 9 Ga. 223 1851 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wyman v. Campbell 6 Port. 219 1838 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Wynne v. State 5 Cold. 319 Dispute over admissibility of evidence in case of prison escape by a "negro" 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wynne v. Warren 2 Heisk. 118 Trustee losing proceeds from sale of a slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wynn v. Garland 19 Ark. 23 1857 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Yancy v. Yancy 5 Heisk. 353 Gift of slaves invalid because not conveyed in writing 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Yarbrough v. Newell 10 Yer. 376 Dispute over whether use of slave as security for a loan conveyed title to the loaner 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Yeatman v. Hart 6 Hum. 375 Action on the case to recover value of a slave who died while hired out 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Yerger v. Rains 4 Hum. 259 Action of trover to recover the values of two slaves taken from Mississippi to Tennessee 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Cavitt 7 Heisk. 18 action to recover fund from being hired out as pursuant to a will 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Ford Motor Co. 595 So. 2d 1123 1992 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Jones 9 Hum. 551 Dispute over whether corn produced with slaves, who were separate property of the wife, also belonged to the wife 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Shumate 3 Sneed 369 Action to be released from the purchase of a slave due to fraudulent concealment of unsoundness of the slave at time of purchase 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. State 11 Hum. 200 Appeal for conviction of murder of a slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Thompson 2 Cold. 596 Dispute over title of slaves purchased from an estate sale 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Young 7 Cold. 461 Marital property dispute involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project