Short Name Citation Summary Year ▲ Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Stockley v. Rowley 39 Tenn. 493 Action for breach of warranty of soundness of a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Norton v. Moore 40 Tenn. 480 Action for breach of warranty in sale of slaves and dispute over admissibility of testimony evidence 1859 0 Tennessee 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
Clements & Miller v. Little 28 Ga. 491 1859 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Nored v. Adams 39 Tenn. 449 Action for breach of warranty of soundness for a slave being diseased 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Turner v. Thurmond 28 Ga. 174 1859 0 Personal property issu Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gilmore v. Johnson 29 Ga. 67 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Acuff v. Rice 40 Tenn. 293 Dispute between creditors over proceeds from sale of slave upon whom debts were secured 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bealle v. Day 28 Ga. 435 1859 0 action to recover slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ward v. Allen 28 Ga. 74 1859 0 Modification of will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Latimer v. Rogers 40 Tenn. 692 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Sarah v. State 28 Ga. 576 1859 0 Slave indicted for attempted murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. State 27 Ga. 648 1859 0 indictment for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sanderlin v. Sanderlin 27 Ga. 334 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Isaac v. State 39 Tenn. 458 Appeal for conviction of murder because a juror did not take the regular oath as he opposed capital punishment 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Martin v. McConnell 29 Ga. 204 1859 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Rushin v. Young 27 Ga. 325 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Memphis & Charleston R. R. v. Jones 39 Tenn. 517 Action to recover value of slaves who died while hired out and working for the railroad 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Robson v. Jones 27 Ga. 266 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bledsoe v. Bledsoe 29 Ga. 385 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lane v. Crutchfield 40 Tenn. 452 Construction of a will dispute 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Doyal v. Smith 28 Ga. 262 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
White v. White 40 Tenn. 404 Construction of will that purports to emancipate slaves upon death 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brewton v. Smith 28 Ga. 442 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Howard v. Snelling 28 Ga. 469 1859 0 Action of trover 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
Saunders v. Wilder 39 Tenn. 577 Dispute over how to exercise judgement/execution over deceased debtor after value of slaves had been sold 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Phillips v. Stewart 27 Ga. 402 1859 0 Abatement of action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Mayor of Somerville 39 Tenn. 363 Dispute over authority of Somerville to tax slave traders 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradford v. Caldwell 39 Tenn. 496 Adverse possession of a slave from one who had transferred their life estate interest 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooley v. Steele 39 Tenn. 605 Feme covert action for share of slaves from husband beqeathed to her by her father 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Byerly & Owens 40 Tenn. 194 Partnership dispute over missing funds allegedly stolen by a slave 1859 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
Bostick v. Elliott 40 Tenn. 507 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Lewis G. v. Mills 40 Tenn. 705 Dispute over deed conveyance of slaves and subsequent creation of a trust 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Scruggs v. Davis 40 Tenn. 664 Negligence charged for boat captain allowing captured runaway slave to jump overboard and drown himself 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clifton v. Holton 27 Ga. 321 1859 0 Inheritance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Philips 40 Tenn. 415 Estate administration dispute, whether widow's inheritance terminated upon new marriage 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Gardiner v. Thibodeau 14 La. Ann. 732 1859 0 Louisiana 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
Wood & Whitaker v. Tompkins 28 Ga. 159 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Cannon 40 Tenn. 354 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ross v. Hawkins 29 Ga. 261 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Goss v. Eberhart 29 Ga. 545 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Perry v. High 40 Tenn. 349 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves/slave's children born after will was drafted 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Byram v. McGuire 40 Tenn. 530 Action for trover/negligence for slave actions in death of plaintiff's jack (horse?) 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hill v. State 28 Ga. 604 1859 0 Murder case Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Kennerly 40 Tenn. 674 Estate administration dispute involving forced sale of slaves and other property 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Nickson v. Toney 40 Tenn. 655 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Seay v. Young 39 Tenn. 417 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Reeves v. Steele 39 Tenn. 647 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and debts 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Moore v. Simmons 39 Tenn. 545 Dispute over construction of a deed conveying land and slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jennings v. State 40 Tenn. 520 Appeal for conviction of selling alcohol to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Strickland 28 Ga. 387 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Holder 40 Tenn. 698 Action to recover slaves from potential adverse possessor 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Isaac v. Farnsworth 40 Tenn. 275 Action for freedom as promised in deceased master's will 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Hunt v. White 24 Tex. 643 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Greer 40 Tenn. 695 Dispute over taxation for ownership value of slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blythe v. Speaks 23 Tex. 429 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Word v. Word 29 Ga. 281 1859 0 Libel for divorce Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bank of Tennessee v. Nelson 40 Tenn. 634 Debt collection dispute involving value of slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Huggins & Ransom v. Moore 40 Tenn. 426 Action for trover for conversion of a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Caughran 40 Tenn. 464 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Rhea v. White 40 Tenn. 121 Action for contribution for payment for purchase of slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. McCawley 29 Ga. 355 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Alley v. Connell 40 Tenn. 578 Fraudulent conveyance of slaves to avoid creditors collecting on debt secured by the slaves 1859 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
Moye v. Kittrell 29 Ga. 677 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Landrum v. Russell 29 Ga. 405 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dickinson v. Solomons 26 Ga. 684 1859 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gupton v. Gupton 40 Tenn. 488 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Perkins v. Brown 29 Ga. 412 1859 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pool v. Morris 29 Ga. 374 1859 0 Equity action for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Anderson v. McCullough 40 Tenn. 614 Estate administration dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Edmonds' Ex'rs v. Goodwyn 28 Ga. 38 1859 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burrough v. Brooks 40 Tenn. 392 Dispute over attachment levied on a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Jones v. Dexter 8 Fla. 276 1859 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Mullins 30 Ga. 146 1860 0 recovery for injury caused on railroad Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Griggs v. Daniel 30 Ga. 500 1860 0 Conveyance of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tipton v. Tipton 41 Tenn. 252 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Harris v. Union Bank of Tennessee 41 Tenn. 152 Husband's creditors cannot collect on value of slave purchased with his money, but by his wife 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Arrington v. Grissom 41 Tenn. 522 Action to recover slave after alleged fraudulent conveyance 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Darden v. Hatcher 41 Tenn. 513 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Waters v. Barton 41 Tenn. 450 Action to recover two slaves from an adverse possessor 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Queener v. Morrow 41 Tenn. 123 Action of debt for money taken by slaves of another 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Green v. Goodall 41 Tenn. 404 Dispute over deed conveyance of a slave and her children 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Gray 41 Tenn. 104 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Roberts v. Westbrook 41 Tenn. 115 Dispute over proper distribution of proceeds from judicial sale of slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeGraffenreid v. Green 41 Tenn. 109 Dispute over title to slaves placed in a trust 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. State 41 Tenn. 172 Dispute over purchase of a slave using counterfeit money 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
McCloud v. Chiles 41 Tenn. 248 Emancipation by will disputed due to prior conveyance of slaves to be freed 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Executors of Tally v. Henry 41 Tenn. 290 Dispute over alleged undue influence over bill of sale for a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cross v. Payne 31 Ga. 342 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Hollis 31 Ga. 143 1860 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elliot v. Cochran 41 Tenn. 389 Correction of a decree to sell slaves to pay debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Fields 41 Tenn. 416 Action by wife (feme covert) to retrieve slaves from her husband's ownership 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Kirk v. York 41 Tenn. 446 Action of trover for wrongful coversion of a hired slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ridley's Adm'rs v. Ridley 41 Tenn. 323 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Eatherly v. Eatherly 41 Tenn. 461 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Johnson v. Lovett 31 Ga. 187 1860 0 Tresspass Action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lewis v. State 35 Ala. 380 1860 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Laub v. Burnett 31 Ga. 304 1860 0 trust and person property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carswell v. Ware 30 Ga. 267 1860 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Roseberry v. Roseberry 31 Ga. 122 1860 0 Possessory Warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bigelow v. Young 30 Ga. 121 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lipscomb v. Postell ex rel. Van Vacter 38 Miss. 476 1860 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Bostick v. Hardy 30 Ga. 836 1860 0 action to recover balance due Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ocoee Bank v. Nelson 41 Tenn. 186 Action to enforce a lien of attachment on slaves to pay debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Tweedy v. Urquhart 30 Ga. 446 1860 0 deed of marriage settlement Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dickens v. State 30 Ga. 383 1860 0 Misdemeanor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. Walker 30 Ga. 519 1860 0 Seizure of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doe v. Roe 30 Ga. 961 1860 0 ejectment attempt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cartledge v. Cutliff 29 Ga. 758 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Newsome v. Cogburn 30 Ga. 291 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Kitchand v. Davis 30 Ga. 686 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Water Lot Co. v. Leonard 30 Ga. 560 1860 0 Defects and material Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Oliver v. Persons 30 Ga. 391 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sims v. Goodwyn 31 Ga. 267 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gannaway v. Tarpley 41 Tenn. 572 Will construction dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Welcker 41 Tenn. 197 Action for assumpsit for portion of sale price of a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Parchman v. Charlton 41 Tenn. 381 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Smith v. Woods 41 Tenn. 535 Dispute over estate sale involving slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Anding v. Davis 38 Miss. 574 1860 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Denson v. McLeroy 31 Ga. 536 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Scott v. Winship 30 Ga. 879 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Sharman v. Jackson 30 Ga. 224 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Kirkpatrick v. Bank of Augusta 30 Ga. 465 1860 0 Slaves rented out to do work on a steamboat Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ingram v. Mitchell 30 Ga. 547 1860 0 Sale of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Williams v. Fambro 30 Ga. 232 1860 0 Recovery for the death of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mitchell v. Western & Atlantic Railroad 30 Ga. 22 1860 0 Recovery for damages caused to slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wise v. Moore 31 Ga. 148 1860 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Maddox v. Simmons & Griffin 31 Ga. 512 1860 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Molyneaux v. Collier 30 Ga. 731 1860 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hambright v. Stover 31 Ga. 300 1860 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lemon v. Wright 31 Ga. 317 1860 0 Action of conversion of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hill v. Cunningham 25 Tex. 25 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Webb v. Fleming 30 Ga. 808 1860 0 issues with will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hook v. Stovall, Dunn & Co. 30 Ga. 418 1860 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Thornton 30 Ga. 361 1860 0 Conversion of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lynch v. Jackson 31 Ga. 668 1860 0 Recovery for action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cone v. Force 31 Ga. 328 1860 0 Freedom Suit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Glass v. Cook 30 Ga. 133 1860 0 Promissory Note for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wade v. Powell 31 Ga. 1 1860 0 Two Actions of Trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mason v. Deese 30 Ga. 308 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Calvin v. State 25 Tex. 789 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Rutherford v. Newson 30 Ga. 728 1860 0 Possessory Note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Lewis 30 Ga. 958 1860 0 Claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
James v. Kerby 29 Ga. 684 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Magette 25 Tex. 245 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Doe ex dem. Sheftall v. Roe 30 Ga. 453 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Ricks 30 Ga. 777 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
McKinney v. Burns 31 Ga. 295 1860 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Dennis 15 Md. 73 1860 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Maxwell v. Maxwell 60 Ky. 101 1860 0 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Spence v. Holman 30 Ga. 646 1860 0 Recovery of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Spicer v. Yopp 30 Ga. 285 1860 0 contractual dispute over sale of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Brown 30 Ga. 490 1860 0 Action for a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Oglesby v. Oglesby 30 Ga. 348 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pitts v. Thrower 30 Ga. 212 1860 0 Recovery for interest in slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brawner v. Bell 30 Ga. 334 1860 0 Equity Action for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. McCrary 30 Ga. 878 1860 0 claim for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Mann v. Waters 30 Ga. 220 1860 0 Possessory Warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ryan v. Lieber 30 Ga. 433 1860 0 Levy of personal property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Morton v. Pearman 30 Ga. 281 1860 0 levy and claim for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Myrick v. Vineburgh 30 Ga. 161 1860 0 Allowing Manumission of slaves outside of Georgia Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cain v. Busby 30 Ga. 714 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Curry v. Curry 30 Ga. 253 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Lucas v. Lucas 30 Ga. 191 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Oglesby v. Hall 30 Ga. 386 1860 0 Separate Property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Davis 30 Ga. 296 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hammond v. Candler 30 Ga. 275 1860 0 Status of Slave, freedom suit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Gilliam v. Love 30 Ga. 864 1860 0 Trespass Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Hardee 30 Ga. 463 1860 0 sale of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Wynne v. Alford 29 Ga. 694 1860 0 Contractual disputes Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doyal v. Smith 31 Ga. 198 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. Guerard 29 Ga. 651 1860 0 Conveyance of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hodges v. Holiday 29 Ga. 696 1860 0 Claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Glover v. Townsend, Crane & Co. 30 Ga. 90 1860 0 deceit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
White v. Smith 46 S.C.L. 595 1860 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Thrash v. Hardy 31 Ga. 203 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Conyers v. Bowen 31 Ga. 382 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Tharp v. Anderson 31 Ga. 293 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Smith 30 Ga. 263 1860 0 Equity Action, conveyance of property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Womack v. White 30 Ga. 696 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Walden v. McDonald 30 Ga. 542 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Rutledge v. Montgomery 30 Ga. 899 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dawson v. Callaway 31 Ga. 47 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cheever v. Brown & Brown 30 Ga. 904 1860 0 recovery for business transaction Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Rachels v. Wimbish 31 Ga. 214 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Shine v. Redwine 30 Ga. 780 1860 0 Legal contractual dispute over slaves Georgia 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
Strozier v. Carroll 31 Ga. 557 1860 0 action to recover damages Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Webster v. Brazelton 31 Ga. 284 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hobgood v. Martin 31 Ga. 62 1860 0 Action equity Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Thornton 31 Ga. 641 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Hughes v. Allen 31 Ga. 483 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Andrews 30 Ga. 287 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Horton v. Mercier 31 Ga. 225 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Pournell v. Harris 29 Ga. 736 1860 0 Will and Trust and Trover Action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Weathers v. Barksdale 30 Ga. 888 1860 0 Loan and Interest Georgia Caselaw Access Project