Short Name Citation Summary Year ▲ Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Wailes v. Cooper 24 Miss. 208 1852 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Woodrum v. Kirkpatrick 2 Swan 218 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Craddock v. Cabiness 1 Swan 474 Action to set aside two conveyances of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ware v. Sharp 1 Swan 489 Dispute over settlement of slaves gifted by a father to his daughter upon her marriage 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Mizell 11 Ga. 106 1852 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Bryan 11 Ga. 63 1852 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Duncan 11 Ga. 67 1852 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gilbert v. Hardwick 11 Ga. 599 1852 0 Recovery for purchase of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Joses v. State 2 Swan 399 Appeal of conviction for persuading a slave to leave their master 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lennard v. Boynton 11 Ga. 109 1852 0 Property action for death of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Grady v. State 11 Ga. 253 1852 0 Freedom suit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Aven v. Beckom 11 Ga. 1 1852 0 Covenant action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mitchell v. Mims 8 Tex. 6 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Hunter v. Stembridge 12 Ga. 192 1852 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Administrators of Ligon v. Rogers 12 Ga. 281 1852 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. Cameron 12 Ga. 267 1852 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Jones 2 Swan 605 Action for assumpsit for wages; dispute over character evidence allowed that accused was cruel to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Harper v. Scott 12 Ga. 125 1852 0 Conveyance of slaves, Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Layne v. Pardee 2 Swan 232 Action to recover slaves from another by administrator of title holder's estate 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Loftus v. Penn 1 Swan 445 Dispute over how to administer a marital estate containing a number of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Whaley v. State 11 Ga. 123 1852 0 Larceny Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Etheridge v. Edwards 31 Tenn. 426 Action of trover for the conversion of a slave 1852 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
Ford v. Ford 1 Swan 431 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Flowers v. Wilkes 1 Swan 408 Action for replevin for a slave allegedly given as a gift 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Walls' adm'r v. Ward 2 Swan 648 Dispute over gift of slaves provided for in a will 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Woods v. Sullivan 1 Swan 507 Action of trover for property of deceased husband (including slaves) by husband of the widow 1852 0 Tennessee 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
Armfield v. Moore 44 N.C. 157 1852 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Gardiner 52 Ky. 197 1852 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. State 1 Swan 466 Appeal of conviction for harboring a runaway slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ables v. Donley 8 Tex. 331 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Duckworth v. Overton 1 Swan 381 Action for trover for slave loaned and not returned 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carnahan v. Wood 2 Swan 500 Action for replevin for a slave seized on an execution 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kimbro ex rel. Bugg v. Hamilton 32 Tenn. 190 Action for assumpsit for slave unduly sold 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Fulwood 12 Ga. 121 1852 0 Trust deed Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Harvey v. Anderson 12 Ga. 69 1852 0 Caveat to will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Baynes v. Bernhard 12 Ga. 150 1852 0 action of covenant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Foster ex rel. Tompkins v. Whitaker 12 Ga. 57 1852 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mosby's Adm'r v. Mosby's Adm'r 50 Va. 584 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Wallace v. Duncan 13 Ga. 41 1853 0 Equity action for claim of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Thompson 13 Ga. 206 1853 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Philips v. Wheeler 10 Tex. 536 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Savage v. Hale 1 Sneed 365 Dispute over hire/sale of slaves by guardian of children who inherited them 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Carter 50 Va. 541 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Watkins v. Barnes 1 Sneed 201 Motion for judgement against a sheriff for failing to return judgement levied against slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sidney v. White 1 Sneed 91 Action by an escaped slave to recover his freedom 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hallum v. Yourie 1 Sneed 369 Action of detinue for recovery of a slave claimed as a parol gift/loan 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Mallet v. Smith 27 S.C. Eq. 12 1853 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
McGavock v. Wood 1 Sneed 181 Action on the case for warranty of soundness of a slave 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Simon v. State 5 Fla. 285 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Worthington 5 Md. 471 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Shivers v. Palmer 14 Ga. 342 1853 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Simmons v. Blackman 14 Ga. 318 1853 0 Promissory Note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tison v. Tison 14 Ga. 167 1853 0 Equity Actions Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Greer v. Caldwell 14 Ga. 207 1853 0 Fraud and Mistake Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. Pollock 14 Ga. 145 1853 0 constructive inquire Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hammond v. Myrick 14 Ga. 77 1853 0 claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Warner v. Robertson 13 Ga. 370 1853 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gorman v. Campbell 14 Ga. 137 1853 0 Action for value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Latimer v. Alexander 14 Ga. 259 1853 0 Action brought for payment for a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Logan v. Phillips 18 Mo. 22 1853 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Williamson v. Nabers 14 Ga. 286 1853 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hendrick v. Tompkins 14 Ga. 86 1853 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Aikin v. Smith 1 Sneed 304 Action to recover slaves by issue of deceased claiming them as gifts 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Morgan 13 Ga. 515 1853 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blair v. Snodgrass 1 Sneed 1 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Slave v. State 5 Fla. 185 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Powell v. Bigley 14 Ga. 41 1853 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Groce v. Rittenberry 14 Ga. 232 1853 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McMillan v. McCoy 13 Ga. 320 1853 0 Eviction of a tenant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bufford v. Holliman 10 Tex. 560 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Lowe v. Morris 13 Ga. 165 1853 0 fee simple title for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hollingshed v. Alston 13 Ga. 277 1853 0 Construction of will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Laughlin v. Greene 13 Ga. 359 1853 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Marshall v. Morris 13 Ga. 185 1853 0 Claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Walton 14 Ga. 185 1853 0 Property dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Walton 1 Sneed 258 Action of replevin to recover a slave from a levy of execution 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bramlet v. Bates 1 Sneed 554 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Rogers v. Atkinson 14 Ga. 320 1853 0 Equtiy Action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Mitchell 5 Fla. 364 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Summers 1 Sneed 453 Inquisition of lunacy for old lady who owns slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McEwen v. Troost 33 Tenn. 186 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McGriff v. Porter 5 Fla. 373 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Houston v. Embry 1 Sneed 480 Action to recover slaves received as a gift from her father from her husband by a feme covert 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ringgold v. Barley 5 Md. 186 1853 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Bridgewater v. Legatees of Pride 1 Sneed 195 Dispute over whether slaves were freed in a will or whether they were not and should be sold 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Walker v. Bolling 22 Ala. 294 1853 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Isham v. State 1 Sneed 111 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Franklin v. Ezell 1 Sneed 497 Action in debt for consideration yet to paid of note of sale for a slave who was found to be unsound 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Snodgrass v. Branch Bank at Decatur 25 Ala. 161 1854 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Bruton v. Wooten 15 Ga. 570 1854 0 Equity action for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Harrington v. Harrington 15 Ga. 561 1854 0 Bill for sale of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Methvin v. Methvin 15 Ga. 97 1854 0 Alimony and divorce, distribution of property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sargent v. Caldwell 16 Ga. 64 1854 0 Slave contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Hamlet 2 Sneed 256 Action of trover to recover damages for wrongful conversion of slaves through an execution 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Wyche v. Greene 16 Ga. 49 1854 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mealing v. Pace 14 Ga. 596 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brock v. Garrett 16 Ga. 487 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mosely v. Baker 2 Sneed 362 Action to enjoin sale of slaves to which title is disputed 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hall v. Hall 11 Tex. 526 1854 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Ezell v. Franklin 2 Sneed 236 Action for breach of warranty in sale of a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sarah v. State 28 Miss. 267 1854 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Green, Tracy & Co. v. Ingram 16 Ga. 164 1854 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jordan v. Jordan 16 Ga. 446 1854 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Beall v. Blake 16 Ga. 119 1854 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crutchfield v. Danilly 16 Ga. 432 1854 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Poythress v. Poythress 16 Ga. 406 1854 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gourley v. Thompson 2 Sneed 387 Dispute over construction of a will involving title to slaves 1854 0 Tennessee 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
In re Booth 3 Wis. 157 1854 0 Wisconsin Caselaw Access Project
Sweeney v. State 16 Ga. 467 1854 0 Indictment for state offense Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booth v. Terrell 16 Ga. 20 1854 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Goodwyn v. Goodwyn 16 Ga. 114 1854 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Livingston 15 Ga. 565 1854 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cleland v. Waters 16 Ga. 496 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Lester 16 Ga. 410 1854 0 Action brought to recover value of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ashburn v. Ashburn 16 Ga. 213 1854 0 Will and executor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Freeman v. Flood 16 Ga. 528 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lyon v. Howard 16 Ga. 481 1854 0 Equity Claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Robert v. West 15 Ga. 122 1854 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mounce v. Byars 16 Ga. 469 1854 0 Conveyance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Marshall v. Morris 16 Ga. 368 1854 0 Lost of deed Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Phillips v. Chappell 16 Ga. 16 1854 0 Conveyance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Whitaker v. Strong 16 Ga. 81 1854 0 Claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drumright v. Philpot 16 Ga. 424 1854 0 Breach of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dacy v. Gay 16 Ga. 203 1854 0 Action brought for harboring slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
John v. State 16 Ga. 200 1854 0 Trial of slave for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mosely v. Gordon 16 Ga. 384 1854 0 Remedy for purchase of a slave Georgia 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
Cannon v. Phillips 2 Sneed 185 Dispute over inclusion of negroes in a civil action for oral libel asserting civil rights 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bulloch v. Smith 15 Ga. 395 1854 0 Contract dispute over slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Baker v. State 15 Ga. 498 1854 0 Aiding a slave escape Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dunn v. State 15 Ga. 419 1854 0 Indictment for trading with a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hately v. State 15 Ga. 346 1854 0 Indicted for sale of liquor of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Woolfolk 15 Ga. 213 1854 0 Bill for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Phillips v. State ex rel. Saunders 15 Ga. 518 1854 0 Possessory warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Marchman v. Todd 15 Ga. 25 1854 0 Recovery for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Jim v. State 15 Ga. 535 1854 0 Conviction for assault Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ray v. State 15 Ga. 223 1854 0 Murder case involving slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Moody 15 Ga. 175 1854 0 Conveyance of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Atwood 14 Ga. 402 1854 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Hix 2 Sneed 192 Marital estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1854 0 Tennessee 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
Douglass v. Harrison 2 Sneed 382 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gee v. Gee 2 Sneed 395 Dispute between two widows of the same man for land and slaves the man owned 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Major v. State 2 Sneed 11 Appeal for error in conviction of a slave for assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cobb, Welsh & Co. v. Johnson 2 Sneed 73 Action of trover to recover damages for conversion and loss of a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bridgewater v. Gordon 34 Tenn. 5 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boon v. Lancaster 33 Tenn. 577 Dispute over sale of slaves when they had been freed through a will 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. O'Neal 34 Tenn. 438 Action on the case to recover damages for unsoundness of a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carnes v. Apperson & Co. 2 Sneed 562 Action to enjoin sale of a slave to which title is disputed 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Curry v. Gaulden 17 Ga. 72 1855 0 Bond Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wall v. Wall 30 Miss. 91 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Carrollton Railroad 10 La. Ann. 33 1855 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Manes v. Kenyon 18 Ga. 291 1855 0 Written warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hammond v. Stovall 17 Ga. 491 1855 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
White v. Harmond 35 Tenn. 322 Action on the case to recover the value of a slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Bass 18 Ga. 130 1855 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Cochran 2 Sneed 468 Action to recover slaves sold from an estate by the children of the deceased purporting to have title 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dawson v. Callaway 18 Ga. 573 1855 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pleasant v. State 15 Ark. 624 1855 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Smith 2 Sneed 473 Libel action for accusing plaintiff of selling liquour to slaves on Sundays 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hollifield v. Stell 17 Ga. 280 1855 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Park v. Hardy 19 Ga. 127 1855 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Newell v. Cowan 30 Miss. 492 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Buntyne v. Stone 19 Ga. 78 1855 0 Possessory Warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hays v. Collier 2 Sneed 585 Estate administration dispute involving vested remainder to title in slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Decherd v. Blanton 35 Tenn. 373 Dispute over partnership debt secured in slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kitchen v. Crawford 13 Tex. 516 1855 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Knight v.Hardeman 17 Ga. 253 1855 0 Freedom suit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Cummings 35 Tenn. 275 Action of trover for wrongful coversion/sub-hiring of a hired slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kelly’s Heirs v. McGuire 15 Ark. 555 1855 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Roebuck v. Thornton 19 Ga. 149 1855 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Farnsworth v. Arnold 3 Sneed 252 Action in detinue for stop a slave being sold by virtue of an execution against the slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sharp v. Sharp 2 Sneed 496 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Maley v. Barrett 2 Sneed 501 Action of replevin for slaves seized under an execution 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Collier v. Lyons 18 Ga. 648 1855 0 Recovery for value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bull v. Read 54 Va. 78 1855 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Taylor v. Buchan 16 Ga. 541 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Snelling v. Darrell 17 Ga. 141 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Rutledge 18 Ga. 294 1855 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pearson v. Johnson 34 Tenn. 580 Action to set aside sale of a slave for unsoundness 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hampton v. Hampton 18 Ga. 513 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Fulkerson v. Bullard 35 Tenn. 260 Will construction dispute involving request to hire out slaves to pay deceased's debts 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Perdue v. Ellis 18 Ga. 586 1855 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Edelin v. Sanders 8 Md. 118 1855 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Hannahan v. Nichols 17 Ga. 77 1855 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Harrison v. Lloyd 43 S.C.L. 161 1855 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Woods v. Howell 17 Ga. 495 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Willis v. Willis 18 Ga. 13 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Brown 17 Ga. 217 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dinkins v. Moore 17 Ga. 62 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McGlawn v. McGlawn 17 Ga. 234 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ward v. Saunders 35 Tenn. 387 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hughes v. Boyd 2 Sneed 512 Dispute over invalidity of a condition of restraint in marriage in a will conveying slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Western v. Pollard 55 Ky. 315 1855 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Harrel v. Ward 2 Sneed 610 Action for a fraudulent warranty in the sale of a slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Commissioners of Homochitto River v. Withers 29 Miss. 21 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Harden v. Mangham 18 Ga. 563 1855 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project