Short Name ▼ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Vaden v. Hance 38 Tenn. 300 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Upshaw v. Upshaw 12 Va. 381 1808 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Upchurch v. Darnall 35 Tenn. 443 Action for assumpsit for purchase money for a slave 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Wright 1 D.C. 123 1803 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Richard 2 D.C. 439 1823 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Rhodes 1 D.C. 447 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Patrick 2 D.C. 66 1812 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. King 1 D.C. 444 1807 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Jack 1 D.C. 44 1801 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Frye 4 D.C. 539 1835 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Ellick 2 D.C. 412 1823 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
United States v. Clark 2 D.C. 620 1825 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Union Bank v. State 17 Tenn. 490 Dispute over state taxing power of slaves and other property 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Union Bank v. Barnes 10 Hum. 244 Action for judgement of insufficient return of execution levied on a slave 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Underwood v. Dismukes 19 Tenn. 299 Dispute over title in slave who had been improperly sold by the hirer 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Underwood v. Brockman 34 Ky. 309 1836 0 Kentucky 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
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
Tweedy v. Urquhart 30 Ga. 446 1860 0 deed of marriage settlement Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Turner 34 Tenn. 27 Action of replevin/action to enjoin in adverse possession dispute over a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Thurmond 28 Ga. 174 1859 0 Personal property issu Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Petigrew 25 Tenn. 438 Ward action to establish right to negroes sold by his guardian and administrator of ward's father's estate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Ivie 52 Tenn. 222 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Grainger 24 Tenn. 347 Dispute over gift or bailment of a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Fisher 36 Tenn. 209 Dispute over inheritance of slave children from a free father 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Armstrong 17 Tenn. 412 Dispute over judgement rendered upon and ultimate sale of a slave girl 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tune v. Cooper 36 Tenn. 296 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tudor v. James 53 Ga. 302 1874 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tucker v. Toomer 36 Ga. 138 1867 0 Title to slaves Georgia 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
Tubb v. Williams 26 Tenn. 367 Action for judgement against slaves that were fraudulently sold/hired out 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Trumbull v. Gibbons 22 N.J.L. 117 1849 0 New Jersey Caselaw Access Project
Trowell v. Carraway 57 Tenn. 104 Estate administration alleging that decedent's slaves stole some property to be bequeathed 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Troup v. Hart 66 Tenn. 188 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Trotter v. Watson 25 Tenn. 509 Action of trover to recover a slave and a cotton gin 1846 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
Trigg v. Faris 24 Tenn. 343 Action on the case for warranty of title in sale of slave by someone who didn't have title 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Treadwell v. Phinizy 41 Ga. 63 1870 0 slave emancipation Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Traynor v. Johnson 38 Tenn. 51 Action to recover damages for alleged conversion of a slave 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Traynor v. Johnson 40 Tenn. 44 Action for trover for a slave hired out to a hotel, and subsequently (and incorrectly) hired out again by the hotel 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tracy v. Talmage 14 N.Y. 162 1856 0 New York Caselaw Access Project
Trabue & Lucus v. Higden 44 Tenn. 620 Dispute over attachment placed on land and slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Townshend v. Townshend 7 Gill 10 1848 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Townsend v. Townsend 44 Tenn. 70 Estate sale dispute involving slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Towles v. Towles 38 Tenn. 601 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves to pay outstanding debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Torbet's heirs v. McReynolds 23 Tenn. 215 Action to recover the value of the hire of a slave girl 1843 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
Toomer v. Dickerson 37 Ga. 428 1867 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tooke v. Hardeman 7 Ga. 20 1849 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tom v. State 27 Tenn. 86 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tompkins v. Tigner 17 Ga. 103 1855 0 Breach of Contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tompkins v. Philips 12 Ga. 52 1852 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tomlinson v. Dillard 7 Va. 105 1801 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Tomlinson v. Darnall 39 Tenn. 538 Action for trespass to recover damages for beating of a slave by a patrolman 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tison v. Tison 14 Ga. 167 1853 0 Equity Actions Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tison v. McAfee 50 Ga. 279 1873 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tipton v. Tipton 41 Tenn. 252 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Timmons v. Garrison 23 Tenn. 148 Attachment bill for a slave moved out of state to change court jurisdiction in a matter 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tilman v. Stringer 26 Ga. 171 1858 0 Action for value of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thweatt v. Redd 50 Ga. 181 1873 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thurmond v. Reese 3 Ga. 449 1847 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thurman v. Shelton 18 Tenn. 383 Dispute over deeds for slaves and land by dying man due to his allegedly insufficient state of mind 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thrash v. Hardy 31 Ga. 203 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thrasher v. Anderson 51 Ga. 542 1874 0 Deed of gift Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thos. Wilson & Co. v. Thos. J. Carson & Co. 12 Md. 54 1858 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. Towns 34 Ga. 125 1865 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. State 25 Ga. 301 1858 0 Coviction of murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. Chisholm 20 Ga. 338 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thornton v. Burch 20 Ga. 791 1856 0 Executor for life Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thomson v. Warren 45 Tenn. 644 Dispute over purchase of 1/3 interest in slave; still responsible for payment after slave is freed 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thompson v. State 24 Tenn. 138 White man appeal for conviction of selling spirituous liquor to slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thompson v. Meek 3 Sneed 271 Debt collection dispute for founders of a school, one of which levied debts upon anothers slave property 1855 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
Thompson v. Kimbrel 46 Ga. 529 1872 0 amended order Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Thompson v. Jones 38 Tenn. 574 Action for replevin to recover possession of a slave 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thomas v. Thomas 42 Tenn. 123 Divorce dispute, husband accused wife of adultery and tried to get a slave to seduce her to committ adultery against him 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Thomas v. Scruggs 18 Tenn. 400 Action against estate administrators for unnecessarily selling slaves of the estate to pay debts that could have been covered otherwise 1837 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
Thomas' Adm'r v. Lewis 89 Va. 1 1892 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
The Slavers. (Reindeer.) 69 U.S. 383 1864 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Tharp v. Anderson 31 Ga. 293 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Terrell v. McKinny 26 Ga. 447 1858 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Terrell v. Bennet 18 Ga. 404 1855 0 Deceit trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tennille v. Phelps 49 Ga. 532 1873 0 Will and Trust Georgia 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
Taylor v. State 4 Ga. 14 1848 0 indictment for liable Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. State 44 Ga. 263 1871 0 larceny Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. State 26 Tenn. 510 White man appeal for conviction of selling spirituous liquor to slaves 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. McDaniel 51 Tenn. 545 Estate administration dispute regarding fitness of inherited slaves 1871 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
Taylor v. Martin 49 Ga. 572 1872 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. Harwell 24 Tenn. 331 Action to enjoin judgement on slave placed in trust allegedly to defraud creditors 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. Buchan 16 Ga. 541 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tayloe v. Graves 1 Jefferson 40 1736 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Tarpley v. Gannaway 42 Tenn. 246 Petition for dower by widow for dead husband's land and slaves 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Talley v. Courtney 48 Tenn. 715 Dispute over mistake in bill of sale for slaves at auction 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sypert v. Sawyer 26 Tenn. 413 Action for breach of covenant on warranty of soundness in sale of a slave 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Symmes v. Arnold 10 Ga. 506 1851 0 Non-deed testament Georgia 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
Sword v. State 24 Tenn. 102 White man appeal for conviction of selling spirituous liquor to slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sweeney v. State 16 Ga. 467 1854 0 Indictment for state offense Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sweat v. Rogers 53 Tenn. 117 Two of Sweat's slaves stole from and damaged Roger's store 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swan v. Newman 40 Tenn. 288 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves/resulting proceeds 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swan v. Finney 63 Tenn. 26 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swanson v. White 24 Tenn. 373 Dispute over slaves in a deed of trust created to secure debts on bond notes 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swanson v. Swanson 2 Swan 446 Dispute over illegitimate child's claim over inhertitance of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Swails v. Bushart 39 Tenn. 561 Dispute over whether instrument is a deed or testamentary paper conveying title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sundry African Slaves v. Madrazo 26 U.S. 110 1828 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Summers v. Wilson 42 Tenn. 469 Dispute over title of slaves from a will and subsequent bill of sale for those slaves 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sullivan v. Hugly 32 Ga. 316 1861 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sullivant v. State 8 Ark. 400 1848 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Sugg v. Tillman 2 Swan 208 Dispute over conveyance of land and slaves to a trust for the benefit of creditors 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Suggs v. Sapp 20 Ga. 100 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Succession of Fletcher v. Decoudreau 11 La. Ann. 59 1856 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Succession of Bollinger 30 La. Ann. 193 1878 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Stull v. Goode 57 Tenn. 58 Slaves of estate hired to pay decedent's debts 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Studdert v. Hassell 25 Tenn. 137 Action of debt in detinue for a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stubbs v. Stubbs 11 Hum. 43 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Strozier v. Carroll 31 Ga. 557 1860 0 action to recover damages Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stroud v. Mays 7 Ga. 269 1849 0 False Representation Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Strong v. Middleton 51 Ga. 462 1874 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stringfield v. Stringfield 143 Ga. 557 1915 0 Trading slave without permission Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Strain v. Wright 7 Ga. 568 1849 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stone v. State 23 Tenn. 27 White man appeal for conviction of murder; evidence presented that possibly a slave committed the crime instead 1843 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
Stockley v. Rowley 39 Tenn. 493 Action for breach of warranty of soundness of a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Stewart v. Sowles 3 La. Ann. 464 1848 0 Louisiana 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
Stevens v. Bomar 28 Tenn. 546 Action to recover slaves given as a gift 1848 0 Tennessee 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
Stephen v. State 11 Ga. 225 1852 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stephens v. Beal 4 Ga. 319 1848 0 Title of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Stephenson v. State 40 Ga. 291 1869 0 Concealment of armed weapon 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
Stell v. Glass 1 Ga. 475 1846 0 Recover the trust Georgia 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
State v. Whitfield 70 N.C. 356 1874 0 North Carolina 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. Watkins 23 Tenn. 256 State indicement for using arms to forcibly steal a slave 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Washington 6 N.C. 100 1812 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Tom 13 N.C. 569 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Sue 1 N.C. 54 1800 0 North Carolina 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. Sharp 2 Sneed 615 Constable did not sell and dispose of slaves seized under execution 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Samuel 19 N.C. 177 1836 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Sam 13 N.C. 567 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Rollins 8 N.H. 550 1837 0 New Hampshire 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. Nutwell 1 Gill 54 1843 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
State v. Moses 13 N.C. 452 1830 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. M’Kee 17 S.C.L. 651 1830 0 North Carolina 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. Marshall 8 Ala. 302 1845 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
State v. Marley 30 N.C. 48 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Mann 13 N.C. 263 1829 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. Lewis 9 N.C. 98 1822 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Levin 5 N.C. 270 1815 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. John 30 N.C. 330 1848 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jim 7 N.C. 3 1819 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. Jesse 19 N.C. 297 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jesse 20 N.C. 98 1838 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jefferson 28 N.C. 305 1846 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jefferson 3 Del. 571 1842 0 Delaware Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jarrott 23 N.C. 76 1840 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isham 10 N.C. 185 1824 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Isaac 13 N.C. 47 1828 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. 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. 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. Hardin 19 N.C. 407 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Haney 19 N.C. 390 1837 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. 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. Eskridge 1 Swan 413 Appeal of conviction of a white man for selling liquor to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Edmund 15 N.C. 340 1833 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Dickson 38 Ga. 171 1868 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Dick 6 N.C. 388 1818 0 North Carolina 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. Curtis 24 Tenn. 601 White man appeal for conviction of harboring and concealing a runaway slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Cook 22 S.C.L. 234 1837 0 South Carolina 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. 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. 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. Cherry 7 N.C. 7 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Charles 1 Fla. 298 1847 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
State v. Charity 13 N.C. 543 1830 0 North Carolina 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. Brady 28 Tenn. 74 Indictment on a mullato for living with a white woman 1848 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. Bonner 39 Tenn. 135 Slave appeal for conviction of selling liquor to white men 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Berry 34 Ga. 546 1866 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
State v. Arthur 13 N.C. 217 1829 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
State v. Anthony 29 N.C. 234 1847 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project