Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Abernathy v. Black 42 Tenn. 314 Contract dispute for hire of slave who ran back to original master because hirer kept whipping him; master refused to honor hire contract unless hirer stopped whipping Bob 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Abram v. Johnson 38 Tenn. 120 Dispute over whether slave is emancipated from his master or not 1858 0 Tennessee 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
Adams v. Mayor of Somerville 39 Tenn. 363 Dispute over authority of Somerville to tax slave traders 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adams v. State 1 Swan 466 Appeal of conviction for harboring a runaway slave 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Adcock v. Patton 61 Tenn. 436 Execution levied upon surety's slaves 1873 0 Tennessee 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
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
Alexander v. Miller's Heirs 54 Tenn. 65 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Walch 40 Tenn. 493 Construction of a will dispute 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Wallace 18 Tenn. 105 Dispute over payment of debts on a note; slaves used to pay part of debt 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alfred v. State 2 Swan 581 Appeal by two slaves for conviction of murder of their master 1852 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
Allen v. Barksdale 38 Tenn. 238 Dispute over previous judgement secured for a large number of slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. McCullough 49 Tenn. 174 Divorce proceedings involving possession of slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Walt 56 Tenn. 242 Fraudulent conveyance of land involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee 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
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
Anderson v. McCullough 40 Tenn. 614 Estate administration dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Andrews 54 Tenn. 234 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Page 50 Tenn. 653 The children of slave marriages can inherit property 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Angus v. Dickerson 19 Tenn. 459 Action against hirer for failure to re-deliver a hired slave to his owner 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Anne v. State 11 Hum. 205 Costs for prosecutions against slaves must be paid by the state 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ann v. State 30 Tenn. 159 Slave appeal for conviction of murder by administering laudanum to an infant 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Apperson v. Smith 37 Tenn. 372 Dispute over execution levied upon slaves used to secure debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Arendale v. Samuel D. Morgan & Co. 37 Tenn. 703 Dispute over exchange of slaves/validity of a slave's pledge 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Armstrong adm'r v. Park's devisees 28 Tenn. 195 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Armstrong v. Pearre 47 Tenn. 171 Estate Administration, emancipation after working to pay dead owners outstanding debts 1869 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
Atkinson v. Rhea 26 Tenn. 59 Dispute over execution/return of judgement/ sale of a slave girl 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bailey v. Rawley 1 Swan 295 Dispute over proof of assignment for hire of a slave 1851 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
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
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
Baldwin v. Merrill 27 Tenn. 132 Dispute over sale of slaves to satisfy a judgement levied upon them 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ballard v. Jones 25 Tenn. 455 Dispute over contract of sale for a slave being absolute or actually creating a mortgage 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ballentine v. Spear 61 Tenn. 269 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bankhead v. Alloway 46 Tenn. 56 Business partner dispute over unauthorized purchases, including slaves 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bank of Tennessee v. Nelson 40 Tenn. 634 Debt collection dispute involving value of slaves 1859 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
Banks v. Banks 42 Tenn. 546 Manumission by will dispute 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Banks v. Thomas 19 Tenn. 28 Action of trover and conversion to recover several slaves claimed to have been conveyed through faulty bills of sale 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Banks v. Wilks 20 Tenn. 279 Dispute over title to slaves seized by sheriff to pay debts 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barbee v. Mason 45 Tenn. 108 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barbee v. Williams 51 Tenn. 522 Dispute over note of sale for slave owned by minor and sold by minor's father 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barham v. Turbeville 1 Swan 437 Action of trover to recover a converted slave 1852 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
Barnes v. White 32 Tenn. 442 Motion against sheriff for an insufficient return on an execution of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barry v. Frayser 57 Tenn. 206 Fraudulent conveyance of slaves and levy upon them as a result 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bartee v. Tompkins 36 Tenn. 623 Dispute over trust between business partners involving slaves to secure debts 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barton v. Cannon 66 Tenn. 398 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Batson v. Murrell 29 Tenn. 301 Action to restrain sale of slaves belonging to an estate 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baxter v. Stewart 36 Tenn. 213 Action of debt against hirer of slaves who did not fulfill hire contract promises 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bayless v. Elcan 41 Tenn. 96 Dispute between separate deeds of trust and deed of sale for the same group of slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bearden v. Taylor 42 Tenn. 134 Action to recover slaves who were allegedly improperly sold/gifted 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Beasley v. Jenkins 39 Tenn. 191 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves 1858 0 Tennessee 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
Bedford v. Flowers 11 Hum. 242 Action on the case to recover the value of a slave who drowned while hired out 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bedford v. State 2 Swan 72 Appeal for conviction of selling alcohol to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bedford v. Williams 45 Tenn. 202 Dispute over title/wages of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Belcher v. Belcher 18 Tenn. 121 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1836 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
Bell v. Bowers 44 Tenn. 311 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee 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
Bell v. Speight 11 Hum. 451 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee 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
Bennett v. State 1 Swan 411 Slave appeal for conviction of petit larceny 1852 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
Benton v. Pope 24 Tenn. 392 Action of trover to recover slave given as a gift 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bibb v. Smith 59 Tenn. 728 Title dispute to land purchased from proceeds of selling a slave 1874 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
Birdsong v. Birdsong 39 Tenn. 289 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blackmore v. Blackmore 35 Tenn. 365 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and land 1855 0 Tennessee 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
Blair v. Snodgrass 1 Sneed 1 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blanton v. Hall 49 Tenn. 423 Dispute over debts secured by sale of a slave 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blevins v. Alexander 36 Tenn. 583 Dispute over issuance of an order to keep defendant from carrying away a slave 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bob v. State 26 Tenn. 129 Slave appeal for conviction of murder due to faulty indictment 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bogard v. Jones 28 Tenn. 739 Action of replevin for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Bonner 26 Tenn. 436 Dispute over life estate and remainder interests in slaves 1846 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
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
Bostick v. Elliott 40 Tenn. 507 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowers v. Bowers 51 Tenn. 293 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowling v. Stratton 27 Tenn. 430 Action on the case for non-delivery of a slave by the bailee 1847 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
Boxly v. McKay 36 Tenn. 286 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boyd v. State 47 Tenn. 69 Appeal based on murder statute not applying to a freed slave 1869 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
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
Bragg v. French 37 Tenn. 244 Dispute over title to slaves trusted through a pre-nuptial contract 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bramlet v. Bates 1 Sneed 554 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brazelton v. Turney 47 Tenn. 267 Action for trespass against a "negro" for stealing rails, evidence not admitted 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brewer v. Connell 11 Hum. 500 Dispute over trust containing slaves and land 1851 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
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
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
Brooks v. Caughran 40 Tenn. 464 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1859 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
Brown v. Allen 40 Tenn. 429 Action of replevin to recover a slave from a levy of execution 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Bibb 42 Tenn. 434 Adverse possession of slaves who were owned by widow after her husband died but did not have a will 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Brown 18 Tenn. 84 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Cannon 40 Tenn. 354 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Crawford 9 Hum. 164 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Dortch 59 Tenn. 740 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Greer 40 Tenn. 695 Dispute over taxation for ownership value of slaves 1859 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
Brown v. Welcker 41 Tenn. 197 Action for assumpsit for portion of sale price of a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brunson v. Brunson 19 Tenn. 630 Dispute over advancements to a widow of slaves for her dower 1838 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
Buchanan v. Matlock 27 Tenn. 390 Action to claim slaves and other property from estate whose will had been destroyed 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bugg v. Franklin 36 Tenn. 129 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bumpas v. Dotson 26 Tenn. 310 Action to be released from purchase of slaves due to fraudulence in the conveyance 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burgner v. Burgner 58 Tenn. 729 Concerns power of court to sell estate in cases other than involvency, county code includes authority to sell slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burke v. Clarke 2 Swan 310 Action in debt for the price of a slave sold in violation of warranty of soundness; vendor is an invalid witness 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burrough v. Brooks 40 Tenn. 392 Dispute over attachment levied on a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burrow v. Ragland 25 Tenn. 481 Dispute over property division of slaveowner who died intestate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burts v. Evans 48 Tenn. 420 Dispute over instrument of sale for a slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burt v. Bobo 36 Tenn. 234 Action of replevin for a slave seized under an execution of debts 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Boyles 29 Tenn. 155 Bill to set aside arbitrator decision and obtain a decree for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Rutledge 42 Tenn. 4 Dispute over sale of/title to a slave named Will 1865 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
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
Caldwell v. Harris 23 Tenn. 24 Action to recover proceeds from hire of a slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cameron v. Ottinger 38 Tenn. 27 Action of assumpsit upon verbal warranty of soundness for a slave that turned out to be dead 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Boulton 62 Tenn. 354 Appeal issue on a case involving a will with a slave 1874 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
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
Caperton v. Huddleston 26 Tenn. 452 Dispute between joint owners of slaves on which debts were secured over title to slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Stokes 19 Tenn. 175 Dispute over guardian using ward funds from hire of slaves to benefit himself 1838 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
Caplinger v. Vaden 24 Tenn. 629 Action for breach of warranty of title in sale of slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carey v. State 26 Tenn. 499 White man appeal for conviction of "negroestealing" 1847 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
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
Carter v. Rolland 11 Hum. 333 Dispute over use of trust funds to purchase a slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cartmell & Exum v. McClaren 59 Tenn. 41 Execution for debts levied upon a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Case of Gray 28 Tenn. 513 Legal question of court discretion to permit or deny free people of color to live in Tennessee counties 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cash v. State 29 Tenn. 111 Appeal for conviction of larceny in stealing a runaway slave 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cathey v. Cathey 28 Tenn. 470 Dispute over construction of a will mentioning value of a slave 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cawthon v. Coppedge 1 Swan 487 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Charles Bros. v. State 42 Tenn. 201 Appeal for conviction of horse stealing 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheaires v. Alderson 26 Tenn. 273 Debtor action to have execution levied on slaves and other property quashed 1846 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
Cheek v. Wheatley 35 Tenn. 484 Action of trover for wrongful conversion of a slave conveyed through will 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. Wheatly 11 Hum. 556 Action of trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cherry v. Clements 29 Tenn. 552 Dispute over trust/sale of several slaves 1850 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
Chunn v. Chunn 19 Tenn. 131 Divorce dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Churchill v. Wells 47 Tenn. 364 Fraudulent conveyance of a slave to avoid creditors collecting on debt secured by the slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Clark 39 Tenn. 336 Estate administration dispute due to marriage/separate property dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Jetton 37 Tenn. 229 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clay v. East, Tennessee & Virginia Railroad 53 Tenn. 421 Wage dispute over railroad hire of two slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clevenger v. Clevenger 48 Tenn. 104 Dispute over chancery estate sale involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Click v. Click 48 Tenn. 607 Estate administration involving slaves 1870 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
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
Cochreham v. Kirkpatrick 48 Tenn. 327 Dispute over manumission of a slave through will 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cocke v. Trotter 18 Tenn. 213 Dispute over validity of bill of sale for a slave 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coffee v. Neely 49 Tenn. 304 Dispute over judgement to be paid, question of liability for value of slave left open 1871 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
Coles v. Anderson 8 Hum. 489 Dispute over judgement rendered against slaves and land 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cole v. Cole 37 Tenn. 57 Action to rescind a marriage (and any slave/property conveyances thereof) due to wife being of unsound mind to enter a marriage contract 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Collomb v. Taylor 9 Hum. 689 Action of trespsass to recover the value of slave stolen and claimed under the laws on Louisiana 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Connell v. Furgason 45 Tenn. 401 Executor liable for loss plus interest for conversion of slaves to be delivered for his own purposes 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Conner v. Crunk 39 Tenn. 246 Action for deceit and breach of warranty of soundness for sale of a slave and her son 1858 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
Cooley v. Weeks 18 Tenn. 141 Dispute over execution/right to redeem upon a slave 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. State 67 Tenn. 324 A master cannot beat a negro hired to him without the negro's father's consent 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Summers 1 Sneed 453 Inquisition of lunacy for old lady who owns slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Copeland v. Bennet 18 Tenn. 355 Dispute over whether conveyance of a slave was a mortgage or an absolute sale 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coppedge v. Threadgill 35 Tenn. 577 Wife seeking to have an assignment of slaves made separate for her individual use apart from her husband 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Corn v. Brazelton 32 Tenn. 273 Action of replevin for two slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cowan v. Anderson 47 Tenn. 284 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coward v. Thompson 44 Tenn. 442 The loss falls on the hirer of a slave in which period slavery is abolished 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Hodge 1 Swan 371 Action for trover for conversion of a slave 1851 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
Creed v. White 11 Hum. 549 Action of trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee 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
Crippen v. Crippen 38 Tenn. 128 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves to pay outstanding debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crisp v. Miller 52 Tenn. 697 Slave sold while pledged to secure a debt 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crittenden v. Posey 38 Tenn. 311 Action to recover slaves from purchaser by reversioner 1858 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
Cross v. Bloomer 65 Tenn. 74 Error in estate administration involving a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cruse v. McKee 39 Tenn. 1 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crutcher v. Crutcher 11 Hum. 377 Will construction involving title to slaves 1850 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
Curd v. Bonner 44 Tenn. 632 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Daniel v. McClelland 26 Tenn. 298 Action for breach of warranties in sale of slaves 1846 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
Darden v. Orgain 45 Tenn. 211 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Bawcum 57 Tenn. 406 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Deadrick v. Armour 10 Hum. 588 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dearin v. Fitzpatrick 19 Tenn. 551 Dispute over right to property in estate that had been sold and subsequent conveyance of a slave accordingly 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeBerry v. Hurt 66 Tenn. 390 Emancipation by will disputed 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Decherd v. Blanton 35 Tenn. 373 Dispute over partnership debt secured in slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Deer v. Devin 20 Tenn. 66 Dispute over title to slave conveyed through parol gift in Virginia 1839 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
Dement v. Scott 39 Tenn. 367 Action to recover value of slave who died while hired out 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dibrell v. Williams 43 Tenn. 528 Dispute over forced debt sale of slaves 1866 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project