Short Name Citation ▼ Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
State v. Lewis 9 N.C. 98 1822 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Hansford v. Elliott 9 Leigh 79 1837 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Price v. Allen 9 Hum. 703 Dispute over double hiring out of a slave who died; action to recover value of the slave 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Collomb v. Taylor 9 Hum. 689 Action of trespsass to recover the value of slave stolen and claimed under the laws on Louisiana 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hall v. Tompkins 9 Hum. 592 Action of replevin for slave sold at execution sale 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Crawford 9 Hum. 164 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Harker v. Dement 9 Gill 7 1850 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Belt v. Marriott 9 Gill 331 1850 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Bond v. Baldwin 9 Ga. 9 1850 0 Property Dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wormack v. Rogers 9 Ga. 60 1850 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Rarden 9 Ga. 543 1851 0 Recovery for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Buchanan 9 Ga. 539 1851 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. State 9 Ga. 492 1851 0 Slave indicted for killing another slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mapp v. Thompson 9 Ga. 42 1850 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Flynt v. Hatchett 9 Ga. 328 1851 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Ashburn 9 Ga. 297 1851 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Anthony v. State 9 Ga. 264 1851 0 Indictment for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mobley v. Mobley 9 Ga. 247 1851 0 fraud Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wylly v. S. Z. Collins & Co. 9 Ga. 223 1851 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Maulden v. Thomas 9 Ga. 174 1850 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Galt v. Jackson 9 Ga. 151 1850 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Turner 9 Ga. 112 1850 0 recovery for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
In re Archy 9 Cal. 147 1858 0 California Caselaw Access Project
Main v. Alexander 9 Ark. 112 1848 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Mitchell v. Mims 8 Tex. 6 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. Womack 8 Tex. 397 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Ables v. Donley 8 Tex. 331 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Pridgin v. Strickland 8 Tex. 214 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. Riddle 8 Tex. 162 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
State v. Rollins 8 N.H. 550 1837 0 New Hampshire Caselaw Access Project
Griffin v. Graham 8 N.C. 96 1820 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Nathan v. State 8 Mo. 631 1844 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Burrus 8 Mo. 26 1843 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Lucy v. State 8 Mo. 134 1843 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Edelin v. Sanders 8 Md. 118 1855 0 Maryland 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
Lewis v. James 8 Hum. 537 Dispute over attachment and judgement levied on an iron forge and slaves who worked it to secure business debts 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coles v. Anderson 8 Hum. 489 Dispute over judgement rendered against slaves and land 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Neal v. Robinson 8 Hum. 435 Bill to enjoin judgements rendered upon slaves 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Patton v. Overton 8 Hum. 192 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Evans v. Merriken 8 G. & J. 39 1836 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Riordon v. Holiday 8 Ga. 79 1850 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Joyner 8 Ga. 562 1850 0 Injunction for equity of the slave bill Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Beers v. Dawson 8 Ga. 556 1850 0 Claim and Levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ferguson v. Carter 8 Ga. 524 1850 0 Deed of gift Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. State 8 Ga. 453 1850 0 Prohibition of Gambling with slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cravy v. Rawlins 8 Ga. 450 1850 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Kemp v. Daniel 8 Ga. 385 1850 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Riddle v. Kellum 8 Ga. 374 1850 0 Termination of life estate concerning slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hardwick v. Hook 8 Ga. 354 1850 0 Custody of property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chapman v. Gray 8 Ga. 337 1850 0 Revoke probate will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lynch v. Pressley 8 Ga. 327 1850 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bond v. Connelly 8 Ga. 302 1850 0 Conveyance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McWhorter v. Beavers 8 Ga. 300 1850 0 Warranty of title Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Settle v. Alison 8 Ga. 201 1850 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Judge v. State 8 Ga. 173 1850 0 Slave convicted of murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dean v. Traylor 8 Ga. 169 1850 0 Breach of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Macon & Western Rail Road v. Holt 8 Ga. 157 1850 0 Liability for injury cause Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Irwin 8 Ga. 153 1850 0 Surplus of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pendergrast v. Foley 8 Ga. 1 1850 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Dexter 8 Fla. 276 1859 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Sullivant v. State 8 Ark. 400 1848 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
State v. Marshall 8 Ala. 302 1845 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Thomas' Adm'r v. Lewis 89 Va. 1 1892 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Whitehead 83 U.S. 314 1872 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Tomlinson v. Dillard 7 Va. 105 1801 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Chance. 7 Tex. 561 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Porter v. Miller 7 Tex. 468 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Grier v. Wallace 7 S.C. 182 1876 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Ned v. State 7 Port. 187 1838 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cherry 7 N.C. 7 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 7 N.C. 3 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Edens v. Williams’s Executor 7 N.C. 27 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Isham v. State 7 Miss. 35 1841 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Peter v. State 7 Miss. 326 1842 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Randolph v. Hill 7 Leigh 383 1836 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Grant v. McDonogh 7 La. Ann. 447 1852 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Pickersgill v. Brown 7 La. Ann. 297 1852 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Babin v. Winchester 7 La. 460 1834 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Harrold v. Gillespie 7 Hum. 57 Dispute over debt owed on a note for sale of a slave 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hall v. Rodgers 7 Hum. 536 Action on the case against a gurantor of a bill on a slave and other property 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
John v. Tate 7 Hum. 388 Slaves action to enforce provisions of a will that emancipates them after certain periods that had expired 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Porter 7 Hum. 373 Estate administrators bill to enjoin the sale of slaves seized by constable from the estate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Runyan v. Caldwell 7 Hum. 134 Action to recover the value of a slave that died while hired out 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Souther v. Commonwealth 7 Gratt. 673 1851 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Townshend v. Townshend 7 Gill 10 1848 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Strain v. Wright 7 Ga. 568 1849 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Papot v. Gibson 7 Ga. 530 1849 0 Probate of deed Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. Thornton 7 Ga. 517 1849 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hatcher v. Hampton 7 Ga. 49 1849 0 Dissolve of an injunction Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dicken v. Johnson 7 Ga. 484 1849 0 Equity Actions Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Frierson v. Beall 7 Ga. 438 1849 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Watts v. Kilburn 7 Ga. 356 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stroud v. Mays 7 Ga. 269 1849 0 False Representation Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Woodward v. Solomon 7 Ga. 246 1849 0 Conveyanace of sales Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tooke v. Hardeman 7 Ga. 20 1849 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Webb 7 Ga. 187 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Matthews 7 Ga. 149 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mayor of Columbus v. Goetchius 7 Ga. 139 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Woodson v. Law 7 Ga. 105 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Croom 7 Fla. 81 1857 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Pleasants’ Appeal 77 Pa. 356 1875 0 Pennsylvania Caselaw Access Project
State v. Whitfield 70 N.C. 356 1874 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Garrett v. Gaines 6 Tex. 435 1851 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Griffin v. His Creditors 6 Rob. 216 1843 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Wyman v. Campbell 6 Port. 219 1838 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. Dick 6 N.C. 388 1818 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Washington 6 N.C. 100 1812 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Fanny v. State 6 Mo. 122 1839 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Greenwood v. Curtis 6 Mass. 358 1810 0 Massachusetts Caselaw Access Project
Beebe v. State 6 Ind. 501 1855 0 Indiana 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
Gilliam v. Spence 6 Hum. 160 Dispute over sucession of slaves loaned to daughter after father died 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scranton v. Demere 6 Ga. 92 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Starnes v. Quin 6 Ga. 84 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dye v. Wall 6 Ga. 584 1849 0 Contract of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Merritt v. Scott 6 Ga. 563 1849 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Robinson v. King 6 Ga. 539 1849 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Schley v. Lyon 6 Ga. 530 1849 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Robinson v. Schly 6 Ga. 515 1849 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Alfred v. State 6 Ga. 483 1849 0 Slave charged with capital offense Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Echols v. Barrett 6 Ga. 443 1849 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Kelsey & Halsted 6 Ga. 365 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Potts v. House 6 Ga. 324 1849 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Foster v. Brooks 6 Ga. 287 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mayor of Columbus v. Howard 6 Ga. 213 1849 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Nelson v. Biggers 6 Ga. 205 1849 0 Property dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Bennett 6 Fla. 214 1855 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Nancy v. State 6 Ala. 483 1844 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Nelson v. State 6 Ala. 394 1844 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
The Slavers. (Reindeer.) 69 U.S. 383 1864 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Thomas 67 Tenn. 417 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. State 67 Tenn. 324 A master cannot beat a negro hired to him without the negro's father's consent 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barton v. Cannon 66 Tenn. 398 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeBerry v. Hurt 66 Tenn. 390 Emancipation by will disputed 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Murphy v. Partee 66 Tenn. 373 Levy placed on a slave whose owner was in debt 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Troup v. Hart 66 Tenn. 188 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cross v. Bloomer 65 Tenn. 74 Error in estate administration involving a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Petty v. State 65 Tenn. 610 "negro" appeal on second-degree murder 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hyden v. Hyden 65 Tenn. 406 Trust dispute involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McClure v. Doak 65 Tenn. 364 Action to recover debts from proceeds of selling land and slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ferris v. Eichbaum 63 Tenn. 70 Sale of land including slave disputed by trustor 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gleaves v. Wilson 63 Tenn. 54 Bill of insolvency for an estate containing slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Estill v. Deckerd 63 Tenn. 497 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mickle v. Brown 63 Tenn. 468 Recovery for improper sale of slaves during estate administration 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mosely v. Hamilton 63 Tenn. 434 dispute of whether constable executed a levy upon slave property appropriately 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swan v. Finney 63 Tenn. 26 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wall v. Allen 63 Tenn. 210 Slaves only equitable assets to executor of an estate, the title passes on 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Grigsby v. State 63 Tenn. 19 Evidence in murder trial for slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Embry v. Morrison 63 Tenn. 186 Former slave was entitled to relief on a bill of recision for land he had purchased 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Fields v. Carney 63 Tenn. 137 Debt of conveyance of land bought with proceeds from slave sale 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Boulton 62 Tenn. 354 Appeal issue on a case involving a will with a slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Masson v. Anderson 62 Tenn. 290 Estate administration involving slaves 1873 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
Ott v. Smith 62 Tenn. 135 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sellars v. Fite 62 Tenn. 131 Execution levied upon surety's slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Odom v. Owen 61 Tenn. 446 Surety liability for debts in estate administration 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adcock v. Patton 61 Tenn. 436 Execution levied upon surety's slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kelso v. Vance 61 Tenn. 334 Fraudulent estate sale involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Galloway v. Galloway 61 Tenn. 328 Estate administration involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ballentine v. Spear 61 Tenn. 269 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lewis v. Woodfolk 61 Tenn. 25 Estate administration/sale dispute involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Starkey v. Hammer 60 Tenn. 438 Estate administration involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
W. B. Chaffin & Bro. v. Stuart 60 Tenn. 296 Levy executed against a "negro boy" 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Evans v. Higdon 60 Tenn. 245 Replevin for a mule lost in the care of a slave 1872 0 Tennessee 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
Pillow v. Thomas 60 Tenn. 120 Trust dispute involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hocker v. Gentry 60 Ky. 463 1861 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Maxwell v. Maxwell 60 Ky. 101 1860 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Commonwealth v. Turner 5 Rand. 678 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Land v. Jeffries 5 Rand. 211 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Levin 5 N.C. 270 1815 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Mary v. State 5 Mo. 71 1837 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Worthington 5 Md. 471 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Ringgold v. Barley 5 Md. 186 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Saul v. His Creditors 5 Mart. (n.s.) 569 1827 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Oglesby v. Gilmore 5 Ga. 56 1848 0 Promissory Will note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McWhorter v. Wright, Nichols & Co. 5 Ga. 555 1848 0 Conveyance of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Barrett 5 Ga. 404 1848 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Miller v. Cotten 5 Ga. 341 1848 0 Fraud, Will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bates v. Woolfolk 5 Ga. 329 1848 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hicks v. Ayer 5 Ga. 298 1848 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McGriff v. Porter 5 Fla. 373 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Mitchell 5 Fla. 364 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Simon v. State 5 Fla. 285 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Slave v. State 5 Fla. 185 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. State 5 Ark. 230 1843 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Frazer v. Hightower 59 Tenn. 94 Trust dispute involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Dortch 59 Tenn. 740 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gambill v. Campbell 59 Tenn. 737 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bibb v. Smith 59 Tenn. 728 Title dispute to land purchased from proceeds of selling a slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cartmell & Exum v. McClaren 59 Tenn. 41 Execution for debts levied upon a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hartfield v. Simmons 59 Tenn. 253 Fraudulent conveyance of land involving slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Topp v. White 59 Tenn. 165 Real property conveyance dispute involving land and slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Young v. Ford Motor Co. 595 So. 2d 1123 1992 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Maloney v. Stephens 58 Tenn. 738 Act revoking agencies during war did not apply in slave states 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burgner v. Burgner 58 Tenn. 729 Concerns power of court to sell estate in cases other than involvency, county code includes authority to sell slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. Mayhew 58 Tenn. 596 Suit upon bond executed for the hire of two unfit slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mountcastle v. Mills 58 Tenn. 267 Estate sale to pay debts involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kyle v. Riley 58 Tenn. 230 Suit to enjoin sale of a slave who was unsound 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project