Short Name Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type ▲ Jurisdiction Link
Tayloe v. Graves 1 Jefferson 40 1736 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Reardon v. Miller 20 F. Cas. 369 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Pennington's Exrs. v. Yell 6 Ark. 212 1850 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Scruggs v. Davis 3 Head 664 Negligence charged for boat captain allowing captured runaway slave to jump overboard and drown himself 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Isbell v. Butler 2 Va. Col. Dec. 40 1734 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Micou v. National Bank 104 U.S. 530 1881 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Pool v. Morris 29 Ga. 374 1859 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Waddill v. Chamberlayne 1 Jefferson 10 1733 0 Action of deceit Virginia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Charity 2 Dev. 543 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Fanny v. State 6 Mo. 122 1839 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
State v. Henry 2 Mo. 178 1830 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
State v. Tom 2 Dev. 569 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 3 Mur. 3 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Hill v. Cunningham 25 Tex. 25 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isaac 2 Dev. 47 1828 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Edmund 4 Dev. 340 1833 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Griffin v. Graham 8 N.C. (Hawks) 96 1820 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Jim v. State 3 Mo. 147 1832 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
State v. Moses 2 Dev. 452 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Griffin v. His Creditors 6 Rob. 216 1843 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Griffing v. Routh 11 La. Ann. 135 1856 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Grooms v. Rust 27 Tex. 231 1863 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Harker v. Dement 9 Gill 7 1850 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Harrison v. Battle 16 N.C. (Dev. Eq.) 537 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Harrison v. Berkley 32 S.C.L. (Strob.) 525 1847 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Harrison v. Lloyd 43 S.C.L. (3 Rich.) 161 1855 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Newell v. Cowan 30 Miss. 492 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Newman v. Baer 50 La. Ann. 323 1897 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Philips v. Wheeler 10 Tex. 536 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Philleo v. Holliday 24 Tex. 38 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Gardiner v. Thibodeau 14 La. Ann. 732 1859 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Ringgold v. Barley 5 Md. 186 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Hunt v. White 24 Tex. 643 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Jane v. State 3 Mo. 61 1831 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Prigg v. Pennsylvania 41 U.S. 539 1842 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Robinson v. Varnell 16 Tex. 382 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Saufley v. Jackson 16 Tex. 579 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Lewis v. State 35 Ala. 380 1860 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Randolph v. Hill 7 Leigh 383 1836 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Sarah v. State 28 Miss. 267 1854 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Scaggs v. Baltimore & Washington Rail Road 10 Md. 268 1856 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Sheppards v. Turpin 3 Gratt. 373 1847 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Norment v. Smith 20 Tenn. (Hum.) 46 Dispute over adverse possession claim to title of a slave 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Simon v. State 5 Fla. 285 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Chance. 7 Tex. 561 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Adams 27 Tex. 28 1863 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Henry 2 Bail. 118 1831 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Logan v. Phillips 18 Mo. 22 1853 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Pepper v. Dunlap 16 La. 163 1840 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Irby v. Wilson 1 Dev. & Bat. Eq. 568 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Hagan 2 La. 122 1830 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Williamson v. Williamson 18 B. Mon 329 1857 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Wilson's Heirs v. Wilson’s Adm’r 30 Ala. 670 1857 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. Womack 8 Tex. 397 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Withers v. Patterson 27 Tex. 491 1864 0 Texas 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
Wynn v. Garland 19 Ark. 23 1857 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Lane v. Wingate 25 N.C. (Ired.) 326 1843 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Lipscomb v. Postell ex rel. Van Vacter 38 Miss. 476 1860 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
John v. State 2 Ala. 290 1841 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Saul v. His Creditors 5 Mart. (n.s.) 569 1827 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Priester v. Augley 39 S.C.L. (Rich.) 44 1851 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Hocker v. Gentry 3 Met. 463 1861 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Cicely v. State 13 S. & M. 202 1849 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Liptrot v. Holmes 1 Ga. 381 1846 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Frisbie v. McCarty 1 Stew. & P. 56 1831 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Tracy v. Talmage 14 N.Y. 162 1856 0 New York Caselaw Access Project
Maddox v. Simmons & Griffin 31 Ga. 512 1860 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Main v. Alexander 4 Ark. 112 1848 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Mallet v. Smith 27 S.C. Eq. (Rich. Eq.) 12 1853 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
McEwen v. Troost 33 Tenn. (Sneed) 186 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McGriff v. Porter 5 Fla. 373 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Hannah v. Carrington 18 Ark. 85 1856 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
In re Booth 3 Wis. 157 1854 0 Wisconsin Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Zandt 5 How. 215 1847 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Skinner v. Hughes 13 Mo. 440 1850 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Newsum v. Newsum 1 Leigh 86 1829 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Meek v. Perry 36 Miss. 190 1858 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Miller v. Cotten 5 Ga. 341 1848 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mitchell v. Mims 8 Tex. 6 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Montgomery v. Chaney 13 La. Ann. 207 1858 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Morgan v. Elam 12 Tenn. (Yer.) 375 1833 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Nailing v. Nailing 34 Tenn. (Sneed) 630 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Nevitt v. Bacon 32 Miss. 212 1856 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Stewart v. Sowles 3 La. Ann. 464 1848 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Succession of Bollinger 30 La. Ann. 193 1878 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Sundry African Slaves v. Madrazo 26 U.S. (Pet.) 110 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Underwood v. Brockman 34 Ky. (Dana) 309 1836 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Wailes v. Cooper 24 Miss. 208 1852 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Waters v. Dashiell 1 Md. 455 1851 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Wellborn v. Weaver 17 Ga. 267 1855 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Western v. Pollard 55 Ky. (B. Mon.) 315 1855 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Whitehead v. Ducker 19 Miss. (S. & M.) 98 1848 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. Riddle 8 Tex. 162 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Gardiner 52 Ky. 197 1852 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Burnet 39 S.C.L. (Rich.) 189 1851 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Kennedy 19 Tex. 488 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Worthington 5 Md. 471 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Anding v. Davis 38 Miss. 574 1860 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Arthur v. President of the Commercial & Railroad Bank of Vicksburg 17 Miss. (S. & M.) 394 1848 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Babin v. Winchester 7 La. 460 1834 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Belt v. Marriott 9 Gill 331 1850 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Bradshaw v. Mayfield 18 Tex. 21 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Brunson v. Martin 17 Ark. 270 1856 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Bull v. Read 13 Gratt. 78 1855 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Trumbull v. Gibbons 22 N.J.L. 117 1849 0 New Jersey Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Carter 9 Gratt. 541 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
In re Archy 9 Cal. 147 1858 0 California Caselaw Access Project
Fisher’s Negroes v. Dabbs 6 Yer. 119 1834 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Anderson 2 Hen. & M. 289 1808 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Goodwyn v. Goodwyn 20 Ga. 600 1856 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Freeman v. Cook 6 Ired. Eq. 373 1849 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Graham’s Ex’r v. Sam 7 B. Mon 403 1847 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Pridgin v. Strickland 8 Tex. 214 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hall v. Hall 11 Tex. 526 1854 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. State 22 Ga. 545 1857 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Berry v. State 10 Ga. 511 1851 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Levin 2 Car. L. Rep. 270 1815 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Wright 1 Cranch 123 1803 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Carrollton Railroad 10 La. Ann. 33 1855 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
United States v. King 1 Cranch 444 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Rhodes 1 Cranch 447 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Watson 20 Ga. 480 1856 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
In re Stepen 1 Wheel. Cr. Cas. 323 1816 0 New York Caselaw Access Project
Blythe v. Speaks 23 Tex. 429 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Patrick 2 Cranch 66 1812 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
State v. Anthony 7 Ired. 234 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Washington 2 Mur. 100 1812 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Edens v. Williams’s Executor 3 Mur. 27 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Avory 14 Gratt. 229 1858 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Armfield v. Moore 1 Busb. 157 1852 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Hutchins 21 Ga. 270 1857 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Eyre v. Jacob 14 Gratt. 422 1858 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Austin’s Ex’or v. Jones 1 Gilmer 341 1821 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Mitchell 5 Fla. 364 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cherry 3 Mur. 7 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Billy v. State 2 Nott & McC. 356 1820 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Humphrey v. State 1 Minor 64 1822 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. Lewis 2 Hawks 98 1822 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Peter v. Commonwealth 2 Va. Cas. 330 1823 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Richard 2 Cranch 439 1823 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isham 3 Hawks 185 1824 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Allen 3 Hawks 614 1825 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Clark 2 Cranch 620 1825 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Bob v. State 2 Yer. 173 1826 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gaines v. Gaines’ Executor 9 B. Mon 295 1848 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Cain v. State 18 Tex. 387 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Calvin v. State 25 Tex. 789 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Carroll 20 Tex. 731 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Bennett 6 Fla. 214 1855 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Charles v. State 4 Port. 107 1836 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Clary’s Administrators v. Clary 2 Ired. 78 1841 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Ables v. Donley 8 Tex. 331 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Bolling 22 Ala. 294 1853 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Coalter’s ex’or v. Bryan 1 Gratt. 18 1844 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Commonwealth v. Turner 5 Rand. 678 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Boring v. Williams 17 Ala. 510 1850 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Chase v. Lockerman 11 G. & J. 185 1840 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Chevallier v. Wilson 1 Tex. 161 1846 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Coles v. County of Madison 1 Ill. 154 1826 0 Illinois Caselaw Access Project
Bradley v. Lowry 17 S.C. Eq. (Speers Eq.) 1 1842 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Hagan v. Lucas 35 U.S. 400 1836 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Largent v. Berry 48 N.C. (Jones) 531 1856 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Lenoir v. Sylvester 17 S.C.L. (Bail.) 632 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Nutwell 1 Gill 54 1843 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Succession of Fletcher v. Decoudreau 11 La. Ann. 59 1856 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Dennis 15 Md. 73 1860 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Hector v. State 2 Mo. 135 1829 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Burrus 8 Mo. 26 1843 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Bufford v. Holliman 10 Tex. 560 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Burroughs v. McNeill 22 N.C. (Dev. & Bat. Eq.) 297 1839 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Haskell 4 S.C. Eq. (Des. Eq.) 651 1816 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Camp v. Moseley 2 Fla. 171 1848 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Buchannon 3 Ga. 513 1847 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cecil v. Harrington 18 Md. 510 1862 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Commissioners of Homochitto River v. Withers 29 Miss. 21 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Couch v. Jones 49 N.C. (Jones) 402 1857 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Rutledge 18 Ga. 294 1855 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
De Blane v. Hugh Lynch & Co. 23 Tex. 25 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
De Sobry v. de Laistre 2 H. & J. 191 1806 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Dick v. Pitchford 21 N.C. (Dev. & Bat. Eq.) 480 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Magette 25 Tex. 245 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Edelin v. Sanders 8 Md. 118 1855 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Den ex dem. Ferebee v. Procter 19 N.C. (Dev. & Bat.) 439 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Forgay v. Conrad 47 U.S. 201 1848 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Garrett v. Gaines 6 Tex. 435 1851 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Garrett v. Stuart 12 S.C.L. (McCord) 514 1821 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Gibson v. Love 4 Fla. 217 1851 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Graham v. Gautier 21 Tex. 111 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Grant v. McDonogh 7 La. Ann. 447 1852 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Grant v. Moseley 29 Ala. 302 1856 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Green v. Vardiman 2 Blackf. 324 1830 0 Indiana Caselaw Access Project
Grier v. Wallace 7 S.C. 182 1876 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Harrod v. Voorhies' Administratrix 16 La. 254 1840 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Heathcock v. Pennington 33 N.C. (Ired.) 640 1850 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Hedgepeth v. Robertson 18 Tex. 858 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Henderson v. Hoke 21 N.C. (Dev. & Bat. Eq.) 119 1835 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Dick 2 Mur. 388 1818 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project