Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Abernathy v. Black 2 Cold. 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 1 Head 120 Dispute over whether slave is emancipated from his master or not 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Acuff v. Rice 3 Head 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 2 Head 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 6 Hum. 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 7 Heisk. 65 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Walch 3 Head 493 Construction of a will dispute 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alexander v. Wallace 10 Yer. 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 3 Hum. 581 Action for breach of covenant on warranty of soundness in sale of a slave 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Barksdale 1 Head 238 Dispute over previous judgement secured for a large number of slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. McCullough 2 Heisk. 174 Divorce proceedings involving possession of slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Allen v. Walt 9 Heisk. 242 Fraudulent conveyance of land involving slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alley v. Connell 3 Head 578 Fraudulent conveyance of slaves to avoid creditors collecting on debt secured by the slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Alston v. Boyd 6 Hum. 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 3 Head 614 Estate administration dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Andrews 7 Heisk. 234 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Andrews v. Page 3 Heisk. 653 The children of slave marriages can inherit property 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Angus v. Dickerson 1 Meigs 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 11 Hum. 159 Slave appeal for conviction of murder by administering laudanum to an infant 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Apperson v. Smith 5 Sneed 372 Dispute over execution levied upon slaves used to secure debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Arendale v. Samuel D. Morgan & Co. 5 Sneed 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 9 Hum. 195 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Armstrong v. Pearre 7 Cold. 171 Estate Administration, emancipation after working to pay dead owners outstanding debts 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Arrington v. Grissom 1 Cold. 522 Action to recover slave after alleged fraudulent conveyance 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Atkinson v. Rhea 7 Hum. 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 4 Hum. 514 Dispute between purchaser and surety for purchase note of a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baldwin v. Baldwin 2 Hum. 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 2 Hum. 116 Dispute over conveyance of slave and horses into a trust to satisfy debts 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baldwin v. Merrill 8 Hum. 132 Dispute over sale of slaves to satisfy a judgement levied upon them 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ballard v. Jones 6 Hum. 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 6 Cold. 56 Business partner dispute over unauthorized purchases, including slaves 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bank of Tennessee v. Nelson 3 Head 634 Debt collection dispute involving value of slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bank of Tennessee v. Turney 7 Hum. 271 Dispute over execution levied upon slaves to pay debts 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Banks v. Banks 2 Cold. 546 Manumission by will dispute 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Banks v. Thomas 1 Meigs 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 1 Hum. 279 Dispute over title to slaves seized by sheriff to pay debts 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barbee v. Mason 5 Cold. 108 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barbee v. Williams 4 Heisk. 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 5 Hum. 329 Construction of a deed of trust conveying slaves and other property 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barnes v. White 2 Swan 442 Motion against sheriff for an insufficient return on an execution of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Barry v. Frayser 10 Heisk. 206 Fraudulent conveyance of slaves and levy upon them as a result 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bartee v. Tompkins 4 Sneed 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 10 Hum. 301 Action to restrain sale of slaves belonging to an estate 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Baxter v. Stewart 4 Sneed 213 Action of debt against hirer of slaves who did not fulfill hire contract promises 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bayless v. Elcan 1 Cold. 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 2 Cold. 134 Action to recover slaves who were allegedly improperly sold/gifted 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Beasley v. Jenkins 2 Head 191 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Beaufort v. Collier 6 Hum. 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 5 Cold. 202 Dispute over title/wages of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Belcher v. Belcher 10 Yer. 121 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Belew v. Clark 4 Hum. 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 4 Cold. 311 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Cummings 3 Sneed 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 3 Head 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 5 Hum. 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 5 Hum. 392 Action of trover to recover slave given as a gift 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bibb v. Smith 12 Heisk. 728 Title dispute to land purchased from proceeds of selling a slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bill v. State 5 Hum. 155 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Birdsong v. Birdsong 2 Head 289 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blackmore v. Blackmore 3 Sneed 365 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and land 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Planters' Bank 4 Hum. 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 2 Heisk. 423 Dispute over debts secured by sale of a slave 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blevins v. Alexander 4 Sneed 583 Dispute over issuance of an order to keep defendant from carrying away a slave 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bob v. State 7 Hum. 129 Slave appeal for conviction of murder due to faulty indictment 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bogard v. Jones 9 Hum. 739 Action of replevin for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Bonner 7 Hum. 436 Dispute over life estate and remainder interests in slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 5 Hum. 505 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves and other property 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boon v. Lancaster 1 Sneed 577 Dispute over sale of slaves when they had been freed through a will 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bostick v. Elliott 3 Head 507 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowers v. Bowers 4 Heisk. 293 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowling v. Stratton 8 Hum. 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 3 Hum. 648 Title dispute to slaves chosen from option left in a will 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boxly v. McKay 4 Sneed 286 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boyd v. State 7 Cold. 69 Appeal based on murder statute not applying to a freed slave 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bracken v. Chaffin 5 Hum. 575 Dispute over formation of a mortgage on a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradford v. Caldwell 2 Head 496 Adverse possession of a slave from one who had transferred their life estate interest 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bragg v. French 5 Sneed 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 7 Cold. 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 2 Sneed 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 3 Hum. 203 White slaveowner appeal for conviction of lewdness for having his slaves naked in public 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Caughran 3 Head 464 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown's adm'rs v. Brown's adm'rs 6 Hum. 127 Dispute over slaves as marital property after the wife dies 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Allen 3 Head 429 Action of replevin to recover a slave from a levy of execution 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Bibb 2 Cold. 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 10 Yer. 84 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Cannon 3 Head 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 12 Heisk. 740 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Greer 3 Head 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 1 Cold. 197 Action for assumpsit for portion of sale price of a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brunson v. Brunson 1 Meigs 630 Dispute over advancements to a widow of slaves for her dower 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Martin 5 Hum. 565 Action to enjoin execution on slaves in an estate to satisfy decedent's debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Buchanan v. Matlock 8 Hum. 390 Action to claim slaves and other property from estate whose will had been destroyed 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bugg v. Franklin 4 Sneed 129 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bumpas v. Dotson 7 Hum. 310 Action to be released from purchase of slaves due to fraudulence in the conveyance 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burgner v. Burgner 11 Heisk. 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 3 Head 392 Dispute over attachment levied on a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burrow v. Ragland 6 Hum. 481 Dispute over property division of slaveowner who died intestate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burts v. Evans 1 Heisk. 420 Dispute over instrument of sale for a slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burt v. Bobo 4 Sneed 234 Action of replevin for a slave seized under an execution of debts 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Boyles 10 Hum. 155 Bill to set aside arbitrator decision and obtain a decree for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Rutledge 2 Cold. 4 Dispute over sale of/title to a slave named Will 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Byram v. McGuire 3 Head 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 4 Hum. 472 Action for trover for conversion of a runaway slave put to work by converter 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caldwell v. Harris 4 Hum. 24 Action to recover proceeds from hire of a slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cameron v. Ottinger 1 Head 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 1 Cold. 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 7 Hum. 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 1 Meigs 175 Dispute over guardian using ward funds from hire of slaves to benefit himself 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Sullivan 2 Hum. 548 Action of detinue to recover title to slaves claimed through vested remainder 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Vaden 5 Hum. 629 Action for breach of warranty of title in sale of slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carey v. State 7 Hum. 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 12 Heisk. 41 Execution for debts levied upon a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Case of Gray 9 Hum. 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 10 Hum. 111 Appeal for conviction of larceny in stealing a runaway slave 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cathey v. Cathey 9 Hum. 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 2 Cold. 201 Appeal for conviction of horse stealing 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheaires v. Alderson 7 Hum. 273 Debtor action to have execution levied on slaves and other property quashed 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. State 1 Cold. 172 Dispute over purchase of a slave using counterfeit money 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. Wheatley 3 Sneed 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 10 Hum. 552 Dispute over trust/sale of several slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chester v. Greer 5 Hum. 26 Estate administration dispute involving widow's title to slaves for her dower 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chunn v. Chunn 1 Meigs 131 Divorce dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Churchill v. Wells 7 Cold. 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 2 Head 336 Estate administration dispute due to marriage/separate property dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Jetton 5 Sneed 229 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clay v. East, Tennessee & Virginia Railroad 6 Heisk. 421 Wage dispute over railroad hire of two slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clevenger v. Clevenger 1 Heisk. 104 Dispute over chancery estate sale involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Click v. Click 1 Heisk. 607 Estate administration involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. O'Neal 2 Sneed 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 1 Heisk. 327 Dispute over manumission of a slave through will 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cocke v. Trotter 10 Yer. 213 Dispute over validity of bill of sale for a slave 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coffee v. Neely 2 Heisk. 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 2 Hum. 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 5 Sneed 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 5 Cold. 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 2 Head 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. (Head) 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 10 Yer. 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 10 Yer. 355 Dispute over whether conveyance of a slave was a mortgage or an absolute sale 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coppedge v. Threadgill 3 Sneed 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 2 Swan 273 Action of replevin for two slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cowan v. Anderson 7 Cold. 284 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coward v. Thompson 4 Cold. 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 5 Hum. 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 1 Head 128 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves to pay outstanding debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crisp v. Miller 5 Heisk. 697 Slave sold while pledged to secure a debt 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crittenden v. Posey 1 Head 311 Action to recover slaves from purchaser by reversioner 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Croft v. State 6 Hum. 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 2 Head 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 4 Hum. 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 4 Cold. 632 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Daniel v. McClelland 7 Hum. 298 Action for breach of warranties in sale of slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Darden v. Hatcher 1 Cold. 513 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Darden v. Orgain 5 Cold. 211 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Bawcum 10 Heisk. 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 1 Meigs 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 3 Sneed 373 Dispute over partnership debt secured in slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Deer v. Devin 1 Hum. 66 Dispute over title to slave conveyed through parol gift in Virginia 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeGraffenreid v. Green 1 Cold. 109 Dispute over title to slaves placed in a trust 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dement v. Scott 2 Head 367 Action to recover value of slave who died while hired out 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dibrell v. Williams 3 Cold. 528 Dispute over forced debt sale of slaves 1866 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project