Short Name Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) ▲ Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Nelson v. State 26 Tenn. 542 Slave appeal for conviction of murder 1847 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
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
Vanleer v. Crawford 2 Swan 117 Dispute over covenant of guaranty for loan of a slave 1852 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
Deadrick v. Armour 10 Hum. 588 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lally v. Holland 31 Tenn. 396 Bill to recover a slave deeded through a trust between former partners 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Galt v. Dibrell 18 Tenn. 146 Dispute over slaves placed in different state placed in a trust in Tennessee 1836 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
Arendale v. Samuel D. Morgan & Co. 37 Tenn. 703 Dispute over exchange of slaves/validity of a slave's pledge 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
West v. Lanier 28 Tenn. 762 Claim of adverse possession upon land where slaves removed iron ore, but the plaintiff never lived on nor housed the slaves on 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitson v. Gray 40 Tenn. 441 Action for breach of warranty of soundness for a slave being older than advertised 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cash v. State 29 Tenn. 111 Appeal for conviction of larceny in stealing a runaway slave 1849 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
Brown v. Dortch 59 Tenn. 740 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chester v. Greer 24 Tenn. 26 Estate administration dispute involving widow's title to slaves for her dower 1844 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
Ford v. Ford 42 Tenn. 74 Estate administration dispute to which slaves are a party 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Johnson 41 Tenn. 626 Widow who gifted slaves to her children and then allowed them to be sold forfeited her right to reclaim them 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project