Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Sanders v. Ward 25 Ga. 109 1858 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sandford v. Weeden 49 Tenn. 71 Divorce proceedings involving possession of slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sarah v. State 28 Miss. 267 1854 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Sarah v. State 28 Ga. 576 1859 0 Slave indicted for attempted murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sargent v. Caldwell 16 Ga. 64 1854 0 Slave contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Satterfield v. Mayes 30 Tenn. 58 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to a slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Saufley v. Jackson 16 Tex. 579 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Saul v. His Creditors 5 Mart. (n.s.) 569 1827 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Saunders v. Harris 38 Tenn. 185 Dispute over title to slaves between potential adverse possessor and potential inheritor 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Saunders v. Harris 24 Tenn. 345 Action to overturn judgement against slave as a result of an action for detinue 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Saunders v. Turbeville 21 Tenn. 272 Dispute over validity of sale of slaves and other property 1840 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
Savage v. Hale 1 Sneed 365 Dispute over hire/sale of slaves by guardian of children who inherited them 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Savage v. Jackson 19 Ga. 305 1856 0 False representation Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sawyer v. Flemister 29 Ga. 347 1859 0 Executor of will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scaggs v. Baltimore & Washington Rail Road 10 Md. 268 1856 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Scanland v. Settle 19 Tenn. 169 Dispute over deed of trust containing slaves for purpose of paying debts 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Schley v. Lyon 6 Ga. 530 1849 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Carruth 17 Tenn. 418 Action of debt for payment owed on hire of a slave belonging to plaintiff's father's estate 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Haddock 11 Ga. 258 1852 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Hix 2 Sneed 192 Marital estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. State 39 Ga. 321 1869 0 void marriage Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Winship 20 Ga. 429 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Winship 30 Ga. 879 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scranton v. Demere 6 Ga. 92 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scruggs v. Davis 37 Tenn. 261 Action of trover for wrongful conversion of a hired slave by the ship captain transporting the slave to hire, a trip on which the slave killed himself 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scruggs v. Davis 40 Tenn. 664 Negligence charged for boat captain allowing captured runaway slave to jump overboard and drown himself 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scudder v. Woodbridge 1 Ga. 195 1846 0 Recovery of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Searcy v. Carter 36 Tenn. 271 Action to have remainder interest in slaves secured 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Seay v. Bacon 36 Tenn. 99 Action for recovery of slaves allegedly given as a gift 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Seay v. Winston 26 Tenn. 472 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Seay v. Young 39 Tenn. 417 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sellars v. Fite 62 Tenn. 131 Execution levied upon surety's slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Settle v. Alison 8 Ga. 201 1850 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Settle v. Settle 29 Tenn. 474 Dispute over proceeds from estate sale of slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sevier v. Brown 2 Swan 112 Estate administration dispute involving remainder interest in slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sewell v. Morgan & Co. 49 Tenn. 672 Dispute over deed of trust involving slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sharman v. Jackson 30 Ga. 224 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sharp v. Bonner 36 Ga. 418 1867 0 Promissory note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sharp v. Sharp 2 Sneed 496 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Shaw v. Shaw 25 Tenn. 418 Action to claim a slave from father who died intestate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Shaw v. Smith 17 Tenn. 97 Dispute over title to slaves sold/purchased at an execution sale 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Shelton v. Johnson 36 Tenn. 672 Action to recover slaves from holder/effect of nearly 20 years ongoing litigation over slaves has on title 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sheppards v. Turpin 3 Gratt. 373 1847 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Sheppard v. Sheppard 22 Ga. 426 1857 0 Equity Action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sheppard v. Whitfield 50 Ga. 311 1873 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sherill v. Parrott 26 Ga. 388 1858 0 Possessory Warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shine v. Redwine 30 Ga. 780 1860 0 Legal contractual dispute over slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shivers v. Goar 40 Ga. 676 1870 0 Construction of will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shivers v. Latimer 20 Ga. 737 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shivers v. Palmer 14 Ga. 342 1853 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shorter v. Cobb 39 Ga. 285 1869 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sidney v. White 1 Sneed 91 Action by an escaped slave to recover his freedom 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Silcox v. Nelson 24 Ga. 84 1858 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Blackman 14 Ga. 318 1853 0 Promissory Note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Byrd 49 Ga. 285 1873 0 Executor wasting the assets of the testator Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Kincaid 37 Tenn. 450 Action to recover a slave from purchaser at estate sale 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Rarden 9 Ga. 543 1851 0 Recovery for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. State 4 Ga. 465 1848 0 accessory to theft of goods by slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simon v. State 5 Fla. 285 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Simpson v. Mitchell 16 Tenn. 417 Action of trover to recover two slaves seized under an execution 1835 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Simpson v. Peck's Ex'rs 32 Tenn. 54 Dispute over contract for hire of a slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Simpson v. Simpson 26 Tenn. 275 Creditor action to recover two slaves from an insolvent estate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Chance. 7 Tex. 561 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Goodwyn 31 Ga. 267 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Macon & Western R. R. 28 Ga. 93 1859 0 Recover value of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Skelton v. The Ordinary 32 Ga. 266 1861 0 Invested funds Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Skillin v. Loyd 46 Tenn. 563 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Skinner v. Hughes 13 Mo. 440 1850 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Slave v. State 5 Fla. 185 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Smith's Executors v. Mabry 17 Tenn. 313 Action of detinue by estate administrators to recover slaves to adminster 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Adams 27 Tex. 28 1863 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Atwood 14 Ga. 402 1854 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Belk 40 Ga. 656 1869 0 promissory note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Bell 35 Ga. 238 1866 0 Willl and executor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v.Bryan 34 Ga. 53 1864 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Cozart 39 Tenn. 526 Evidentiary dispute over allegedly fraudulent bill of sale for a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Croom 7 Fla. 81 1857 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Dunwoody 19 Ga. 237 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Executors of Smith 23 Ga. 21 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Greer 22 Tenn. 118 Action by wife to enjoin sale of slaves by a creditor she claims to have remainder interest in 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Griffin 32 Ga. 81 1861 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Harrison 49 Tenn. 230 Dispute over trust creation and administration involving slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Henry 18 S.C.L. 118 1831 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Hines 10 Fla. 258 1864 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Johnson 21 Ga. 386 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Kershaw 1 Ga. 259 1846 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Metcalf 38 Tenn. 64 Action in detinue for a slave conveyed in a will 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Ross 22 Tenn. 220 Action to enjoin judgement obtain for taking of a slave 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Rosser 37 Ga. 353 1867 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Smith 2 Sneed 473 Libel action for accusing plaintiff of selling liquour to slaves on Sundays 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Story 20 Tenn. 420 Bill for attachment on several slaves to satisfy a bill of debt by debtor who had left the state 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Thomas 67 Tenn. 417 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Thompson 2 Swan 386 Action of trover for wrongful sale of a slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Walden 26 Ga. 249 1858 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Watkins 27 Tenn. 331 Action of debt against the administrator of a will containing slaves 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Woods 41 Tenn. 535 Dispute over estate sale involving slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smithwick v. Evans 24 Ga. 461 1858 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sneed v. Wiggins 3 Ga. 94 1847 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Snee v. Trice 2 S.C.L. 345 1802 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Snelling v. Darrell 17 Ga. 141 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Snell v. Elam 49 Tenn. 82 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Snodgrass v. Branch Bank at Decatur 25 Ala. 161 1854 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Snodgrass v. Snodgrass 60 Tenn. 157 Failure of executor to properly administrate an estate involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Solomon v. Breazeal 27 Ga. 200 1859 0 Conveyance of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Souther v. Commonwealth 7 Gratt. 673 1851 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
South-Western Railroad v. Paulk 24 Ga. 356 1858 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
South-western Railroad v. Pickett 36 Ga. 85 1867 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Spalding v. Grigg 4 Ga. 75 1848 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Speer v. Tinsley 55 Ga. 89 1875 0 Guardian settlement Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Spence v. Holman 30 Ga. 646 1860 0 Recovery of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Spence v. State 17 Ala. 192 1850 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Spicer v. Yopp 30 Ga. 285 1860 0 contractual dispute over sale of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Spurlock v. Union Bank 23 Tenn. 336 Dispute over debt owed to the bank; proof that debtor had paid subsequent debts using slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Squires v. Old 26 Tenn. 454 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stancell v. Kenan 33 Ga. 56 1861 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Starkey v. Hammer 60 Tenn. 438 Estate administration involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Starnes v. Quin 6 Ga. 84 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State ex rel. Kohne v. Simons 29 S.C.L. 761 1844 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State ex rel. Terry v. Blakemore 54 Tenn. 638 Failure of state clerk to pay bonds owed, court ordered sale of slaves to pay debts 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State ex rel. Thomas v. Mosely 47 Tenn. 576 Action of covenant agains the sheriff for failing to execute and return an attachment issued against slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State ex rel. Tucker v. Lavinia 25 Ga. 311 1858 0 Warrant for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Adams 40 Tenn. 259 Appeal for conviction of "negro stealing" for evidentiary issues 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Allen 10 N.C. 614 1825 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Anthony 29 N.C. 234 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Arthur 13 N.C. 217 1829 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Berry 34 Ga. 546 1866 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Bonner 39 Tenn. 135 Slave appeal for conviction of selling liquor to white men 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Bradshaw 2 Swan 627 Appeal for conviction of selling alcohol to slaves without their master's consent 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Brady 28 Tenn. 74 Indictment on a mullato for living with a white woman 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Brown 27 Tenn. 89 White man appeal for conviction of allowing large number of slaves to convene on his property at odd times 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Charity 13 N.C. 543 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Charles 1 Fla. 298 1847 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cherry 7 N.C. 7 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cherry 1 Swan 160 Slave appeal for conviction of having carnal knowledge of a young white girl 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Claiborne 19 Tenn. 331 Action against a free black man from Kentucky for moving to Tennessee in violation of the law 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Clarissa 11 Ala. 57 1847 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. Clarissa 27 N.C. 221 1844 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cook 22 S.C.L. 234 1837 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Curtis 24 Tenn. 601 White man appeal for conviction of harboring and concealing a runaway slave 1845 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
State v. Dick 6 N.C. 388 1818 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Dickson 38 Ga. 171 1868 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Edmund 15 N.C. 340 1833 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Eskridge 1 Swan 413 Appeal of conviction of a white man for selling liquor to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. George 30 N.C. 324 1848 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. George 29 N.C. 321 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Gossage 2 Swan 263 Appeal for conviction of selling alcohol to slaves without their master's consent 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Haney 19 N.C. 390 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Hardin 19 N.C. 407 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Harris 2 Sneed 224 Appeal from a conviction of selling spiritous liquors to a slave without the master's consent 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Henry 2 Mo. 178 1830 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
State v. Henry 31 N.C. 463 1849 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Hickerson 50 Tenn. 375 Appeal of conviction for selling liquor to slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isaac 13 N.C. 47 1828 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isham 10 N.C. 185 1824 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jarrott 23 N.C. 76 1840 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jefferson 3 Del. 571 1842 0 Delaware Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jefferson 28 N.C. 305 1846 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jesse 20 N.C. 98 1838 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jesse 19 N.C. 297 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 12 N.C. 142 1826 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 12 N.C. 508 1828 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 7 N.C. 3 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. John 30 N.C. 330 1848 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Justices of the Inferior Court 15 Ga. 408 1854 0 indictment for selling liquor to slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Levin 5 N.C. 270 1815 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Lewis 9 N.C. 98 1822 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Love 23 Tenn. 255 Appeal by slaveholder of conviction for allowing his slave to sell spiritous liquor 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Mann 13 N.C. 263 1829 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Marley 30 N.C. 48 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Marshall 8 Ala. 302 1845 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. McCarn 11 Hum. 494 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. M’Kee 17 S.C.L. 651 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Moses 13 N.C. 452 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Nutwell 1 Gill 54 1843 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
State v. Payne 1 Swan 383 Appeal for conviction of a slave for assault to commit murder upon a free white woman; appeal for conviction of several accessories 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Rollins 8 N.H. 550 1837 0 New Hampshire Caselaw Access Project
State v. Sam 13 N.C. 567 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Samuel 19 N.C. 177 1836 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Sharp 2 Sneed 615 Constable did not sell and dispose of slaves seized under execution 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Staten 46 Tenn. 233 Appeal for conviction of illegal voting by black man 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Sue 1 N.C. 54 1800 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Tom 13 N.C. 569 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Washington 6 N.C. 100 1812 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Watkins 23 Tenn. 256 State indicement for using arms to forcibly steal a slave 1843 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
State v. Whitfield 70 N.C. 356 1874 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Wills 11 Hum. 222 Dispute over plea in abatement for indictment of selling liquor to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stell v. Glass 1 Ga. 475 1846 0 Recover the trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stephenson v. Harrison 40 Tenn. 728 Construction of will that purports to emancipate slaves upon death 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stephenson v. State 40 Ga. 291 1869 0 Concealment of armed weapon Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stephens v. Beal 4 Ga. 319 1848 0 Title of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stephen v. State 11 Ga. 225 1852 0 Georgia 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
Stevens v. Bomar 28 Tenn. 546 Action to recover slaves given as a gift 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stewart v. Miller 19 Tenn. 574 Action for assault brought by man of color, defendants claim he is a slave and has no right to bring the claim 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stewart v. Sowles 3 La. Ann. 464 1848 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Stockley v. Rowley 39 Tenn. 493 Action for breach of warranty of soundness of a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stone v. Sanders 38 Tenn. 248 Estate administration dispute involving forced sale of slaves and other property 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project