Short Name Citation Summary Year ▲ Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
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
Jarnagin v. Conway 21 Tenn. 50 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1840 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
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
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
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
Pepper v. Dunlap 16 La. 163 1840 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Harrod v. Voorhies' Administratrix 16 La. 254 1840 0 Louisiana 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
Guthrie v. Owen 21 Tenn. 202 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 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
Moody v. Walker 3 Ark. 147 1840 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Goodman v. Floyd 21 Tenn. 59 Action of detinue for the recovery of two slaves 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
Jobe v. O'Brien 21 Tenn. 34 Dispute over execution/sale of slave to satisfy a debt 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chase v. Lockerman 11 G. & J. 185 1840 0 Maryland 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
John v. State 1 Ala. 95 1840 0 Alabama 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
Coleman v. Pinkard 21 Tenn. 185 Dispute over right to slave conveyed by will by creditors of decedent 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Jarrott 23 N.C. 76 1840 0 North Carolina 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
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
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
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
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
Plicque & Lebeau v. Perret 19 La. 318 1841 0 Louisiana 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
Kennedy’s Heirs v. Kennedy’s Heirs 2 Ala. 571 1841 0 Alabama 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
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
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
John v. State 2 Ala. 290 1841 0 Alabama 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
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
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
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
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
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
Clary’s Administrators v. Clary 24 N.C. 78 1841 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Isham v. State 7 Miss. 35 1841 0 Mississippi 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
Pope v. Eakin 22 Tenn. 413 Action to enjoin sale of a slave to whom title is disputed 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradley v. Lowry 17 S.C. Eq. 1 1842 0 South Carolina 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
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
Wilson v. Hoss 22 Tenn. 142 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 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
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
Smith v. Ross 22 Tenn. 220 Action to enjoin judgement obtain for taking of a slave 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
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
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
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
Helm v. Steele 22 Tenn. 472 Action of trover to recover an allegedly converted slave 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
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
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
Moody v. Fry 22 Tenn. 567 Creditor action to recover slaves sold by intestate decedent to defraud creditors 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
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
Dillard v. Dillard 22 Tenn. 41 Action to recover a slave sold to satisfy a judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whitmore v. Parks 22 Tenn. 95 Dispute over payment of a mortgage from proceeds of sale of slaves between former partners 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
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
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
Jacob v. State 22 Tenn. 493 Slave appeal for conviction of murder of his master, claiming self defense 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
Gass’ Heirs v. Gass’ Ex’rs 22 Tenn. 278 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1842 0 Tennessee 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
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
Peter v. State 7 Miss. 326 1842 0 Mississippi 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
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
State v. Jefferson 3 Del. 571 1842 0 Delaware Caselaw Access Project
Prigg v. Pennsylvania 41 U.S. 539 1842 0 United States Caselaw Access Project
Lane v. Wingate 25 N.C. 326 1843 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Planters' Bank 23 Tenn. 367 Appeal of execution being levied on slaves and other property of deceased 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caldwell v. Harris 23 Tenn. 24 Action to recover proceeds from hire of a slaves 1843 0 Tennessee 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
State v. Nutwell 1 Gill 54 1843 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Planters' Bank v. Henderson 23 Tenn. 75 Bill filed by bank to obtain a judgement against slaves and other property 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lester's Case 23 Tenn. 383 Action brough by sheriff to receive court instructions on how to distribute property and slaves he had collected through an execution 1843 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
State v. Watkins 23 Tenn. 256 State indicement for using arms to forcibly steal a slave 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gilliam v. Bransford 23 Tenn. 398 Bill to enjoin judgement rendered upon the hire of a slave because the slave was "addicted to stealing" 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Henry v. Hogan 23 Tenn. 208 Estate administration dispute involving emancipation of slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Spurlock v. Union Bank 23 Tenn. 336 Dispute over debt owed to the bank; proof that debtor had paid subsequent debts using slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Moore v. Green 23 Tenn. 299 Dispute over judgement executed upon slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Yerger v. Rains 23 Tenn. 259 Action of trover to recover the values of two slaves taken from Mississippi to Tennessee 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Goodwin v. Moore 23 Tenn. 221 Dispute over title to slaves in widow with a life estate to them who remarried 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Burrus 8 Mo. 26 1843 0 Missouri 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
Griffin v. His Creditors 6 Rob. 216 1843 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Hunter v. Foster 23 Tenn. 211 Action to restrain sale of a slave upon whom a judgement had been executed 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cunningham v. Wood 23 Tenn. 417 Action to restrain the sale of a slave by the sheriff who executed a judgement on the slave 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Henry v. State 23 Tenn. 270 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Herring & Bird v. Pollard's ex'rs 23 Tenn. 362 Dispute over title to slaves used as part of payment for a parcel of land 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ensley v. Balentine 23 Tenn. 233 Sheriff who had appropriated judgement money paid his surety's back in land and slaves, dispute over actual ownership of repayment property 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. State 5 Ark. 230 1843 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Lucy v. State 8 Mo. 134 1843 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Jim v. State 23 Tenn. 289 1843 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
Benton v. Pope 24 Tenn. 392 Action of trover to recover slave given as a gift 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 24 Tenn. 505 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves and other property 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coalter’s ex’or v. Bryan 1 Gratt. 18 1844 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Cain & Horn v. Kelly 23 Tenn. 472 Action for trover for conversion of a runaway slave put to work by converter 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Payne v. Payne 23 Tenn. 500 Action for divorce because husband speaks to wife "using language to her which a gentleman will not employ to his slaves" 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McAlister v. Marberry 23 Tenn. 426 Dispute over agreement to pay debts in return for two slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baker v. Barfield 23 Tenn. 514 Dispute between purchaser and surety for purchase note of a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Morgan v. McGhee 24 Tenn. 13 Action of detinue for slaves sold at execution sale by wife of man whose slaves were executed upon 1844 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
Perry v. Patterson 24 Tenn. 133 Dispute over judgement rendered against slaves and other property 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mills v. Stewart 24 Tenn. 308 Title dispute to a slave who was placed as pawn of security for the return of another slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Pulse v. the State 24 Tenn. 108 White man appeal for conviction of contracting to sell liquor to a slave, but liquor had been intercepted prior to delivery 1844 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
Barker v. Wheelip 24 Tenn. 329 Construction of a deed of trust conveying slaves and other property 1844 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
Jim v. State 24 Tenn. 145 Slave appeal for conviction of murder 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Herron v. Marshall 24 Tenn. 443 Action to recover slave illegally sold by estate administrator 1844 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
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
Mayberry v. Neely 24 Tenn. 337 Dispute over post-nuptual conveyance of slaves allegedly to defraud creditors 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Puryear v. Thompson 24 Tenn. 397 Action on the case to recover value of a slave who was killed by the plaintiff's overseer of slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Martin v. Ramsey 24 Tenn. 349 Dispute over execution of judgement levied upon slaves in an estate 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Howard v. Clemmons 24 Tenn. 368 Distributees action for title to slaves who were purportedly emancipated in the conveying will 1844 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
Peter v. State 24 Tenn. 436 Slave appeal for conviction of rape on free white woman 1844 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
Haynie v. Hall's ex'r 24 Tenn. 290 Devisee action to claim money from sale of family slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Saunders v. Harris 24 Tenn. 345 Action to overturn judgement against slave as a result of an action for detinue 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bill v. State 24 Tenn. 155 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Vaden 24 Tenn. 629 Action for breach of warranty of title in sale of slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State ex rel. Kohne v. Simons 29 S.C.L. 761 1844 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Crippen v. Bearden 24 Tenn. 129 Action by widow and children of decedent against administrator for failure to properly collect debts due to the estate including on a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Belew v. Clark 23 Tenn. 506 Action to rescind sale of a slave due to breach of warranty of soundness of mind of the slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Macon v. State 23 Tenn. 421 Slaveowner appeal for conviction of allowing his slave to practice medicine in violation of the law 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Clarissa 27 N.C. 221 1844 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Nathan v. State 8 Mo. 631 1844 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Owen's adm'r v. Owen 24 Tenn. 352 Widow claiming title to a slave for her dower that was put in a trust by her husband for the benefit of his creditors 1844 0 Tennessee 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
Peter v. State 12 Miss. 31 1844 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Gookin v. Graham 24 Tenn. 480 Title dispute to a slave who was placed in trust in order to secure several different debts 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Norment's adm'r v. Wilson 24 Tenn. 310 Action to rescind sale of land and slaves stipulated in a will 1844 0 Tennessee 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
Gift v. Anderson 24 Tenn. 577 Dispute over delivery of slaves to the sheriff to sell them to satisfy an execution upon the slaves 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Vincent v. Ashley 24 Tenn. 593 Champertous agreement by defendants in an action to recover slaves in their possession 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Parham v. Parham 25 Tenn. 287 Action by widow to have certain property and slaves included in her dower 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McLanahan v. McLanahan 25 Tenn. 99 Dispute over conveyance of slaves by trust or absolutely 1845 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
Croft v. State 25 Tenn. 317 White man appeal for conviction of stealing a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jenkins v. Brown 25 Tenn. 299 Dispute over loan made by slaves who were permitted by their master to hire their own time and keep the money 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Espy 25 Tenn. 157 Dispute over state of title when remainder holder to slaves in an active life estate died 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Irwin v. Burnett 25 Tenn. 342 Dispute over alleged fraud in the sale of a slave 1845 0 Tennessee 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
Wade v. Roberts 25 Tenn. 124 Dispute over sale of a slave by title holder, while the slave was in possession of her agent 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lagrange v. Barre 11 Rob. 302 1845 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Martin v. State 25 Tenn. 204 White man appeal for conviction of selling spirituous liquor to slaves 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Fletcher v. State 25 Tenn. 249 White man appeal for conviction of giving a slave counterfeit money 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Vanleer v. Fain 25 Tenn. 104 Action for violation of terms of hire for a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Yeatman v. Hart 25 Tenn. 375 Action on the case to recover value of a slave who died while hired out 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Graham v. Lambert 24 Tenn. 595 Dispute over deed of conveyance to slaves to daughter or to others 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Marable 25 Tenn. 116 Conflict between Tennessee and Arkansas laws prescribing descent of slaves to a wife from a deceased, intestate husband 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Reuben v. Parrish 25 Tenn. 122 Slaves freed in Kentucky were moved back to slavery in Tennessee, court enforces their emancipation from Kentucky and declares them free 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hoggatt v. Bigley 25 Tenn. 236 Action of detinue against law enforcement for arresting a slave for hiring his own time 1845 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
Hester v. Wilkinson 25 Tenn. 215 Dispute over alleged fraudlulent conveyance of slaves in a trust to avoid judgement on assets 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barker v. Barker’s adm’r 2 Gratt. 344 1845 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Elias v. Smith 25 Tenn. 33 Free black man action to enjoin executions levied on his wife and son to collect on his debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McKissick v. McKissick 25 Tenn. 75 Bill to recover slaves claimed as having been gifted 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown's adm'rs v. Brown's adm'rs 25 Tenn. 127 Dispute over slaves as marital property after the wife dies 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bracken v. Chaffin 24 Tenn. 575 Dispute over formation of a mortgage on a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Morrow v. Hatfield 25 Tenn. 108 Action of detinue by an administrator to recover posession of slaves 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Union Bank 24 Tenn. 612 Action to set aside a deed of trust containing slaves and offer estate for judgement of debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Read v. Bostick 25 Tenn. 321 Action of assumpsit for money in an estate containing slaves 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
King v. Sharp 25 Tenn. 55 Widow with a life estate in slaves sold them and children with remainder brought action to recover 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Robertson v. Sublett 25 Tenn. 313 Dispute over slave and other property conveyed in trust to avoid judgement upon them 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
State v. Marshall 8 Ala. 302 1845 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Knight v. Jordan 25 Tenn. 101 Dispute over title to slaves as a loan or sale 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Martin 24 Tenn. 565 Action to enjoin execution on slaves in an estate to satisfy decedent's debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ward v. Epsy 25 Tenn. 447 Action to claim remainder interest in slaves conveyed by will 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Fisher v. Cummings 26 Tenn. 232 Creditor action to recover debts owed by slaveholder preparing to move slaves out of state to avoid judgement 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
Liptrot v. Holmes 1 Ga. 381 1846 0 Conversion of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Beaufort v. Collier 25 Tenn. 487 Action of trover by devisee to slaves in a will to recover the slaves from deceased's widow 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Watson 1 Ga. 348 1846 0 Fraud Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Robinson v. Robinson 26 Tenn. 440 Bill for divorce and maintenance involving title to slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Choice v. Marshall 1 Ga. 97 1846 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Partee v. McAlister 25 Tenn. 408 Dispute over deed of trust executed on slaves who had been sold or debtor's title to was unclear 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Anderson v. Baker 1 Ga. 595 1846 0 Valid Gift Georgia 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
Bank of Tennessee v. Turney 26 Tenn. 271 Dispute over execution levied upon slaves to pay debts 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lyon v. Jones 25 Tenn. 533 Dispute over sale of slaves conveyed in a trust to secure debts 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alston v. Boyd 25 Tenn. 504 Action to reverse sale of land because seller was of unsound mind (had asked a slave to chop his head off because of the voices) 1846 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