Short Name Citation ▲ Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Watkins v. Barnes 1 Sneed 201 Motion for judgement against a sheriff for failing to return judgement levied against slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Walton 1 Sneed 258 Action of replevin to recover a slave from a levy of execution 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Aikin v. Smith 1 Sneed 304 Action to recover slaves by issue of deceased claiming them as gifts 1853 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
Hallum v. Yourie 1 Sneed 369 Action of detinue for recovery of a slave claimed as a parol gift/loan 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Summers 1 Sneed 453 Inquisition of lunacy for old lady who owns slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Houston v. Embry 1 Sneed 480 Action to recover slaves received as a gift from her father from her husband by a feme covert 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Franklin v. Ezell 1 Sneed 497 Action in debt for consideration yet to paid of note of sale for a slave who was found to be unsound 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bramlet v. Bates 1 Sneed 554 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sidney v. White 1 Sneed 91 Action by an escaped slave to recover his freedom 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Frisbie v. McCarty 1 Stew. & P. 56 1831 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Lafferty v. Whitesides' lessee 1 Swan 123 Action for ejectment from land upon which slaves live 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Eaves v. Gillespie 1 Swan 128 Dispute over parol gift of slaves 1851 0 Tennessee 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
White v. Suttle 1 Swan 169 Action for forcible entry upon land that displaced plaintiff's slaves 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Pillow v. Rye 1 Swan 185 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Rutland v. Gleaves 1 Swan 198 Dispute over validity of a will purporting to convey slaves and other property 1851 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
Bailey v. Rawley 1 Swan 295 Dispute over proof of assignment for hire of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
James v. Hall 1 Swan 297 Action for slanderous words by a wife, involving a lien attached to slaves in the marital estate 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ellick v. State 1 Swan 325 Slave appeal for conviction of rape on free white woman 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Hodge 1 Swan 371 Action for trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Duckworth v. Overton 1 Swan 381 Action for trover for slave loaned and not returned 1852 0 Tennessee 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
Flowers v. Wilkes 1 Swan 408 Action for replevin for a slave allegedly given as a gift 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. State 1 Swan 411 Slave appeal for conviction of petit larceny 1852 0 Tennessee 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
Ford v. Ford 1 Swan 431 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barham v. Turbeville 1 Swan 437 Action of trover to recover a converted slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sanderlin v. Sanderlin's Adm'r 1 Swan 441 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Loftus v. Penn 1 Swan 445 Dispute over how to administer a marital estate containing a number of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. State 1 Swan 466 Appeal of conviction for harboring a runaway slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Craddock v. Cabiness 1 Swan 474 Action to set aside two conveyances of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McLain v. Ferrell 1 Swan 48 Dispute over formation and termination of a mortgage involving land and slaves 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cawthon v. Coppedge 1 Swan 487 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ware v. Sharp 1 Swan 489 Dispute over settlement of slaves gifted by a father to his daughter upon her marriage 1852 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
Sam v. State 1 Swan 61 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chevallier v. Wilson 1 Tex. 161 1846 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
In re Stepen 1 Wheel. Cr. Cas. 323 1816 0 New York Caselaw Access Project
Reardon v. Miller 20 F. Cas. 369 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Suggs v. Sapp 20 Ga. 100 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Park v. Tennille 20 Ga. 111 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jackson v. Stewart 20 Ga. 120 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Justices of the Inferior Court v. Moreland 20 Ga. 145 1856 0 Title for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bailey v. Brockett 20 Ga. 148 1856 0 Legal title to slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Roberts 20 Ga. 15 1856 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jesse v. State 20 Ga. 156 1856 0 Slave tried for rape and assault Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Horn v. Ross & Leitch 20 Ga. 210 1856 0 Dispute over value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Westfall ex rel. O'Neal v. Scott, Carhart & Co. 20 Ga. 233 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. Chisholm 20 Ga. 338 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Kendrick v. Whitfield 20 Ga. 379 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Harris 20 Ga. 403 1856 0 note for hire of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Winship 20 Ga. 429 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Tucker 20 Ga. 452 1856 0 Will and Executor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Watson 20 Ga. 480 1856 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Murphey v. Murphey 20 Ga. 549 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Roberts v. Prior 20 Ga. 561 1856 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Payne v. Coursey 20 Ga. 585 1856 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Rafe v. State 20 Ga. 60 1856 0 Slave tried for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Goodwyn v. Goodwyn 20 Ga. 600 1856 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boring v. Rollins 20 Ga. 623 1856 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crook v. Garrett 20 Ga. 664 1856 0 Recission of Contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Reid v. State 20 Ga. 681 1856 0 Larceny of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Jones 20 Ga. 699 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gaither v. Gaither 20 Ga. 709 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shivers v. Latimer 20 Ga. 737 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bailey v. State 20 Ga. 742 1856 0 Manslaughter Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pope v. Toombs 20 Ga. 762 1856 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 20 Ga. 777 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Willingham v. Bentley 20 Ga. 783 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 20 Ga. 786 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. Burch 20 Ga. 791 1856 0 Executor for life Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gray v. Gray 20 Ga. 804 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Terrill 20 Ga. 83 1856 0 Fraud Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Cook 20 Ga. 87 1856 0 Action for value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bridges v. Nicholson 20 Ga. 90 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. McMichael 20 Ga. 96 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jesse 20 N.C. 98 1838 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Elijah v. State 20 Tenn. 102 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Richardson v. Thompson 20 Tenn. 151 Bill claiming title to slaves, requesting delivery from administrator so that slaves could be emancipated 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Mitchell 20 Tenn. 168 Dispute between children and step-children over slaves and other property of the mother 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Drake v. Bayliss 20 Tenn. 174 Action to recover possession of a slave improperly conveyed by adminstator 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Twiss v. Martin's Administrators 20 Tenn. 189 Bill to include slaves as property of intestate upon which judgement could be rendered by creditors 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Horsely v. Branch 20 Tenn. 199 Action of trespass to recover value of a slave who drowned while hired out 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
M'Alister v. Olmstead 20 Tenn. 210 Bill filed by heirs for an account of the estate administration of their father involving slaves 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mayor of Columbia v. Beasly 20 Tenn. 232 Dispute of taxes levied on slaves and other property by the town 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Banks v. Wilks 20 Tenn. 279 Dispute over title to slaves seized by sheriff to pay debts 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Marr v. Rucker 20 Tenn. 348 Adverse possession claim to slaves given as a gift 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hays v. Hays 20 Tenn. 402 Action of slander for words accusing one of killing a slave 1839 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
Murphey v. Goin 20 Tenn. 440 Action of covenant for the non-delivery of a slave who had been hired out 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
M'Intosh v. Ladd 20 Tenn. 459 Widow suit claiming dower from estate she dissented from containing slaves and other property 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Norment v. Smith 20 Tenn. 46 Dispute over adverse possession claim to title of a slave 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hunt v. Watkins 20 Tenn. 498 Dispute over requirement to sell slaves to pay debts instead of paying debts with proceeds of their work 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilks v. Fitzpatrick 20 Tenn. 54 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Deer v. Devin 20 Tenn. 66 Dispute over title to slave conveyed through parol gift in Virginia 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Carroll 20 Tex. 731 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Elam v. Rawson 21 Ga. 139 1857 0 levy action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Nelms 21 Ga. 192 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Creditors of Spicer v. Spicer 21 Ga. 200 1857 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drane v. Beall 21 Ga. 21 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Morris 21 Ga. 238 1857 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dorsett v. Frith 21 Ga. 245 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Smith 21 Ga. 261 1857 0 Liable for work slave death Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Hutchins 21 Ga. 270 1857 0 Recovery of value lost for a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Childers v. Childers 21 Ga. 377 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Johnson 21 Ga. 386 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Field & Adams v. Lucas 21 Ga. 447 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lawson v. Cunningham 21 Ga. 454 1857 0 Want of equity Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pace v. Mealing 21 Ga. 464 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Morris v. Stokes 21 Ga. 552 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hook v. Stovall, Dunn & Co. 21 Ga. 69 1857 0 Promissory Note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cicely v. State 21 Miss. 202 1849 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Henderson v. Hoke 21 N.C. 119 1835 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Dick v. Pitchford 21 N.C. 480 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Irby v. Wilson 21 N.C. 568 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Morgan, Allison & Co. 21 Tenn. 115 Sale of slaves did not pass title because not registered; creditors could not get judgement on them as such 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baldwin v. Marshall 21 Tenn. 116 Dispute over conveyance of slave and horses into a trust to satisfy debts 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wilkins v. Gilmore 21 Tenn. 140 Action of trespass for vandalism of a house done by slave; master vicariously liable 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Rogers v. Winton 21 Tenn. 178 Action of trover by administrator to recover slaves claimed by estate of decedent 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coleman v. Pinkard 21 Tenn. 185 Dispute over right to slave conveyed by will by creditors of decedent 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Guthrie v. Owen 21 Tenn. 202 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Perry v. Gill 21 Tenn. 218 Dispute over title of slaves in wife and her right to convey them 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Keaton's Distributees v. Campbell 21 Tenn. 224 Action by distributees for value of slaves that decedent took out of state to work in mines 1840 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
Long v. Hicks 21 Tenn. 305 Action of trespass for violation of warranty of soundness in the sale of slaves 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jobe v. O'Brien 21 Tenn. 34 Dispute over execution/sale of slave to satisfy a debt 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Fowler v. Norman 21 Tenn. 384 Action of detinue by a sheriff to recover possession of two runaway slaves 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Trigg v. McDonald 21 Tenn. 386 Action against a sherriff for false return after execution sale of slaves and other property 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Raines v. Childress 21 Tenn. 449 Action against sheriff for insufficient return on property a judgement was executed upon 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Grandison v. State 21 Tenn. 451 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman; not clear that victim was actually a free white woman, and thus cannot be sentenced to death 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dougherty v. Curle 21 Tenn. 453 Dispute over parol sale of slave occuring in Alabama but title contested in Tennessee 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elijah v. State 21 Tenn. 455 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Underwood's Case 21 Tenn. 46 Dispute over injunction on husbane selling slaves that wife had conveyed in trust and retained a life estate in 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baldwin v. Baldwin 21 Tenn. 473 Dispute over validity of a deed in which slaves and other property were conveyed into a trust for feme covert 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jarnagin v. Conway 21 Tenn. 50 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Martin v. Fancher 21 Tenn. 510 Action of detinue to recover a slave sold by owners son, who was loaned slave for a short time 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Harwell v. Worsham 21 Tenn. 524 Action against sheriff for collecting on a satisfied judgement for his own benefit 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Sullivan 21 Tenn. 548 Action of detinue to recover title to slaves claimed through vested remainder 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Puckett v. James 21 Tenn. 565 Dispute over statute of limitations to enforce payment of debt by forcing sale of land and slaves after voluntary extension 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Perry 21 Tenn. 569 Slave owner action in trespass to recover damages for a broken leg of his slave caused by one illegally punishing the slave 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Haywood's Heirs v. Moore 21 Tenn. 584 Bill by heirs to recover slaves and land testator conveyed to his daughter 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hughes v. Cannon 21 Tenn. 589 Action to assert a remainder interest to enjoin a slave from being taken beyond the borders of Tennessee 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Goodman v. Floyd 21 Tenn. 59 Action of detinue for the recovery of two slaves 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. Taylor 21 Tenn. 597 Action by sons of testator to disqualify certain deeds their father made due to unsoundness of mind at time of conveyance 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woodfolk v. Sweeper 21 Tenn. 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
Graham v. Gautier 21 Tex. 111 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hancock v. Butler 21 Tex. 804 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Austin’s Ex’or v. Jones 21 Va. 341 1821 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Bolling 22 Ala. 294 1853 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Henderson v. Touchstone 22 Ga. 1 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booty v. Brazier 22 Ga. 20 1857 0 Recovery for promissory note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hammond v. Candler 22 Ga. 281 1857 0 forfeiture of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Willis v. Willis 22 Ga. 290 1857 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mills v. Glover 22 Ga. 319 1857 0 Possessory warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Everett v. Mount 22 Ga. 323 1857 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Arline v. Miller 22 Ga. 330 1857 0 Equity Action for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Reinhart v. Miller 22 Ga. 402 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sheppard v. Sheppard 22 Ga. 426 1857 0 Equity Action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Beale v. Hall 22 Ga. 431 1857 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bunn v. Bunn 22 Ga. 472 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Meek v. Holton 22 Ga. 491 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. State 22 Ga. 545 1857 0 Indictment for murdering a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crawford v. Cato 22 Ga. 594 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Morgan v. Cox 22 Mo. 373 1856 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Burroughs v. McNeill 22 N.C. 297 1839 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Trumbull v. Gibbons 22 N.J.L. 117 1849 0 New Jersey Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cook 22 S.C.L. 234 1837 0 South Carolina 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
Wilson v. Hoss 22 Tenn. 142 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Morgan v. McCarty 22 Tenn. 146 Action of detinue to recover slaves from intestate of plaintiff 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Grannis v. Smith 22 Tenn. 179 Action by creditor to have debtors slave and property declared subject to judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Britain v. State 22 Tenn. 203 White slaveowner appeal for conviction of lewdness for having his slaves naked in public 1842 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
Hartsell v. George 22 Tenn. 255 Dispute over whether son of a slave to be freed upon death of owner is also to be free 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gass’ Heirs v. Gass’ Ex’rs 22 Tenn. 278 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thomas v. Lewis 22 Tenn. 29 Action of trover to recover value of a slave sold by constable executing a judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hamblet v. Herndon 22 Tenn. 34 Action against constable for failure to properly return proceeds from execution sale of a slave 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dillard v. Dillard 22 Tenn. 41 Action to recover a slave sold to satisfy a judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Pope v. Eakin 22 Tenn. 413 Action to enjoin sale of a slave to whom title is disputed 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Field v. Arrowsmith 22 Tenn. 442 Dispute between surety and trustee of an insolvent debtor to proceeds from sale of a slave to satisfy a judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Loyd v. Currin 22 Tenn. 462 Bill to establish a mortgage on a slave boy verbally established years prior 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gupton v. McCawley 22 Tenn. 468 Action of trover by creditors of seller of a slave to recover possession of the slave from the purchaser 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Helm v. Steele 22 Tenn. 472 Action of trover to recover an allegedly converted slave 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sydney v. State 22 Tenn. 478 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jacob v. State 22 Tenn. 493 Slave appeal for conviction of murder of his master, claiming self defense 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Malone v. Abbott 22 Tenn. 532 Action to enjoin sale of slaves upon whom a judgement was executed due to issue with delivery bond 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wade v. Green 22 Tenn. 547 Dispute over title to slaves and creation of a trust involving them to avoid exeuction of a judgement upon them 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Moody v. Fry 22 Tenn. 567 Creditor action to recover slaves sold by intestate decedent to defraud creditors 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hinklin v. Hamilton 22 Tenn. 569 Slave action to assert their purported freedom bequeathed to them through will upon their owner's death 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Orgain v. Ramsey 22 Tenn. 580 Owner of slaves action to enjoin sale of slaves executed upon by creditors 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Anderson 22 Tenn. 581 Action for breach of covenant on warranty of soundness in sale of a slave 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Porter v. Porter 22 Tenn. 586 Nephew had taken possession of slave he was to inherit and loaned another in his place, dispute arising over failure to fulfill another loan once inheritance happened 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Winnard v. Robbins 22 Tenn. 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
Tucker v. Medaris 22 Tenn. 628 Dispute over title to negroes conveyed to several parties in through different marriages 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thompson v. McKisick 22 Tenn. 631 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowman's Ex'rs v. Tucker 22 Tenn. 648 Title dispute to slaves chosen from option left in a will 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hinton v. Cole 22 Tenn. 656 Dispute over conveyance of slave to wife instead of using them to pay debts 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Greenlow v. Rawlings 22 Tenn. 90 Dispute over estate of a free black man conveyed to his emancipated son who remained in the state 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project