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