Case Name Citation Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type ▲ Jurisdiction
U.S. v. Morris 1 Curt C. C. 23 1851 0 Indictment for misdemeanor Circuit Court, D. Mass.
Thwing v. Washington Insurance 76 Mass. 443 1858 0 Insurance dispute Massachusetts
Lord v. Dall 12 Mass. 115 1815 0 Insurance dispute Massachusetts
Lazarus v. Commonwealth Insurance 36 Mass. 81 1837 0 Insurance dispute over property including slaves Massachusetts
M'Millan v. Eastman 4 Mass. 378 1808 0 Insurance evaluation Massachusetts
Sheckell v. Jackson 64 Mass. 25 1852 0 Manumission of a fugitive slave Massachusetts
Commonwealth v. Taylor 44 Mass. 72 1841 0 Master did not properly claim custody of adolescent slave Massachusetts
Sims’s Case 61 Mass. 285 1851 0 Petition for freedom Massachusetts
Inhabitants of Stockbridge v. Inhabitants of West Stockbridge 13 Mass. 302 1816 0 Petition for review Massachusetts
Frith v. Sprague 14 Mass. 455 1817 0 Recover for money paid Massachusetts
Inhabitants of Stockbridge v. Inhabitants of West Stockbridge 12 Mass. 400 1815 0 Recovery for expenses SC of Mass.
Inhabitants of Winchendon v. Inhabitants of Hatfield 4 Mass. 123 1808 0 Recovery for freedom Massachusetts
Holden v. Eaton 25 Mass. 436 1829 0 Sale of property including slaves? Massachusetts
Attorney General v. Garrison 101 Mass. 223 1869 0 Will & Trust Massachusetts
Jackson v. Phillips 96 Mass. 539 1867 0 Will & Trust Massachusetts
Brown v. Thorndike 32 Mass. 388 1834 0 Will & Trust Massachusetts
Richardson v. Noyes 2 Mass. 56 1806 0 Will & Trust Massachusetts
Inhabitants of Stockbridge v. Inhabitants of West Stockbridge 14 Mass. 257 1817 0 Wrongful conveyance of slave Massachusetts
Commonwealth v. Tracy 46 Mass. 536 1843 0 Wrongful detainment Massachusetts
Commonwealth v. Barnacle 134 Mass. 215 1883 1 Massachusetts