#NumberCase NameDate/TermTypeOutcomeAmount in controversySlave NameSlave Skill/DefectSlave GenderSlave AgeNotes
11.1008Minor v. Sargent5/1/1900HIR?$500.00Caesar M Court of Common Pleas
2100.6-5CAndrews v. Brooks5/1/1920REPP$800.00Leah F  
3107.10Shields v. Butler11/24/1920WILL?$450.00Emily F19Witnesses Henry Pritchet, Samuel Gustine, Thomas Benard
4110.12Urton v. Clarke3/3/1921WILL?$400.00Looney F  
5111.13Tooley v. Richards12/28/1920AWHD$50.00Dinah F  
6112.17Gillespie v. Simonton5/1/1919WILLD$900.00Nanny, AnnIF20Ann = baby; witness -
7112.36Stone v. Isler2/19/1919WILLP$684.06Armstead M Slave from Ky.
8112.4Alston v. Rose11/1/1922WILL?$750.00Jane, Peter F11both = 11
9121.190Alexander v. Hoggatt5/1/1921WILLP$400.00Peter Monk M Witnesses = Wilford Hoggatt, John Reeves, George Doss
10121.24Baylor v. Lyle9/1/1923WDELP$626.00  F15failure to deliver; jury trial; judgment by default
11121.30McFarlane v. Smith11/1/1923ASHP$286.00Charles M Charles' value = $1200; subpoenas for witnesses
12124.229Terrell v. Thurston5/1/1924REPD$1,000.00Tamer F18 
13130.60Rainey v. Miles11/1/1923WILLP$650.00Rash M21Witnesses Dr. BWM Minter, Jos Bernard,John Anderson, Edward Stone...2 trials for P
14130.92Smith v. Fowles11/1/1925AWHD$800.00Davy M Witnesses subpoena list
15133.0Moore v. Noble5/1/1925ASHD Tom M Deft not found
16142.64Robitaille v. Ewalt11/1/1926WILLP$300.00Lizzy F Witnesses Louisa Robitaille, Judith Dallier, Kentucky witnesses
17145.111Ashley v. Woolfolk5/1/1927WILLD$400.00Rachael F  
18145.74Franklin v. Grissam5/1/1927WDRIP$321.40Charity F witness from Maryland who worked for Franklin
19151.118Galvan v. Martin5/1/1928REPD Andres Noleno M14Jury list p. 214
20151.27Wren v. Carr11/1/1928MORP$330.30Franky F212 children Mary & David, aged 5&3; Jury list p. 215
21151.8Boyce v. Parker5/1/1923WDEAD     Debt
22154.0Ruffin v. Conner5/1/1926HIRA 15    
23157.160Harris & Marsh v. Smith11/1/1929REPS$114.00Jefferson M steamboat New York took runaway; no witnesses
2416.2025Bissett v.Cammack6/1/1902REPP$360.00Perry M13George Conaker, Richard King, James McIntosh, Robert Ford - witnesses
2516.2078Stanley v. Griffin2/1/1904HIR?$100.00Jesse M D2 = Essex Capshaw
26160.192Schwartz v. Williams4/25/1929REPP$450.00Hagar F  
27163.34McGehee v. Ballard & Alsop5/1/1930W?P$550.00Pompey M Witnesses = Jefferson Beaumont, Solomon Weathersley, Munro Robitaille, Jared Whittington...
28167.4-63Miller v. Stanton2/1/1931WRUNP$1,160.00Wilson M Stanton bought note of buyer, John Spiers; witnesses Jephtha Hikton, Aaron Humprey, Epps Brown, AP M
29168.0Niblett v. Whitehead5/1/1930WILLD Maria F Witnesses William Bishop, Thomas Cogan, John Whitehead, Sarah Niblett...
30169.26Beeler v. Leeper5/1/1930REPD$500.00Eve F Witness Moses Wanzer from NY; Leeper is free black; Jury list p. 207
31169.30Brannen v. Moore5/1/1930WILLP$490.00Frank M27Jury list p. 208 incl Andrew Brown, Eli Montgomery, Nelson Gillespie, Peter Little...
32169.4-97Gholson v. Odom11/1/1929WDEAP$705.00Anthony M Witnesses JA McPheters, Saml Cartwright, AP Merrill, Wm Cox, Moses Odom, Josiah Franklin...
33171.5-96McKinley v. Foster5/1/1931REP?$600.00Humphrey M27Witnesses fr Tennessee + Wm B. Allmon
34171.6-20Nelson v. McCown4/29/1931REPS$600.00Bob M23 
35171.6-22Cotton v. Carson5/1/1931TNEG?$0.00     
36172.52Mock v. Bosley11/1/1930AWHP$284.47Jim M Jury and witness list p 205
37173Alderson v. Otts5/1/1946WILLP$300.00  M Jury list; P got $178.38
38175.52Rowan v. Airheart5/21/1931REPS$1,000.00Jinny, Charles F40Charles = 8 yrs, Anthony = 18 mos.
39178.152Armstrong v. Carson11/1/1930WILLD$750.00Bob, Oliver M12Summons for SD Bowen, Warren Offutt, James Carson; 2 juries, mistrial, then dismissed by P.
40178.173Cobb v. McCarty5/1/1932WDEAD$630.00Peter M Deft not found
41178.191Nelson v. Biggs11/1/1932REP? Delia F  
42184.204Stewart v. Ball6/1/1934WILLD$1,565.00    Dismissed.
43184.210Lancashire v. Redman6/1/1934WILLD$600.00Washington M14Dismissed; witnesses Zachariah Dorsey, James Barr
44184.93Perkins v. Messengill5/1/1933W?D$400.00Maria F Summons for BG Jenkins, JH Campbell; dismissed.
45188.2ARandolph v. Barnett11/1/1932HIRO$650.00Dempsey M22Abated by death of P; steamboat; Dempsey jumped, drunk
46188.3ABlackstone v. Griffin6/1/1934WILLD$400.00Henry M12Dismissed; witnesses from La.
47188.4BChamberlain v. Hughs12/1/1934WILLD$550.00Betsey F Dismissed 3/35
48188.5ASmith v. Knight6/1/1934WILLP$700.00George M Jury list p.200 incl. David Stanton, G.W. Miller, Miles Owen, William H. Fox, Richard Cecil...
49190.205Pickens v. McCargo1/1/1935WILLP$703.00Amelia F22 
50190.490Redman v. Miller6/7/1935HIRP$51.66Sally F13Summons for Ws but no testimony
51193.281McMurtry v. Griffin & Wells10/1/1935WILLD$6,400.00Matthew, Biddy F other P = Moss, Henry K.
52196.0Thomas v. Rabb6/1/1935REPD$600.00Sophia F  
53196.1Baughan v. Offutt5/1/1933WILLO$1,500.00    W = Moses Singleton, John P. Lowry; Doct. Culbertson, Benjamin Mann
5420.0Foley v. Nicholls10/22/1903REPP$1,000.00Lucy F Mulatto - 1 c. damages won
55202.140Wells v. Alford12/1/1935WILLD$600.00Elizabeth F19 
56202.142Michie v. Lancashire12/1/1935WILLD$1,200.00Jacob M W - A. Alexander, Dr. Hubbard, Asa Rinney, Orlando Lane, Col Copeland
57202.143Cotton v. Rogillio10/1/1935WILLP$850.00Mary F W = La., NJ, John Inge, Dr. Davis, Dr. Dashiell, HS Holton, Charles Knight - no testimony
58202.172Sellars v. Alden & Valentine12/1/1935WILLD$775.00Letty F20Jury; W = John Myers, Dr Griffin, AT McMurtry, John Valentine
59202.403Griffith v. Whitehead6/1/1936WILLD$1,500.00Patterson +2 M other slaves = Henry & Mary
60202.413Conner v. Rowar & Harris2/1/1936WILLD$20,000.00    17 slaves
61208.12Townsend v. Miller6/1/1934WDEAP$235.00Hannah F26Witnesses = Cartwright, Jacob Soria, Adam Bingaman, Eliza Roach. P = wife of Halsey.
62208.122Kiern v. Carson & Griffin4/1/1935WDEAP$1,650.12Harry, Ann M25Ann = 30; 2nd D = Pierce Griffin. Many witnesses, p. 192 incl. Edward Turner. Post-mortem.
63208.177Miss RR Co. v. Brown & Davis2/1/1937REPD$54,699.00    43 slaves
64208.221Cotton v. Skinner4/1/1937WILLN$1,225.00Isaac, Lucy M 7 witnesses fr Ky
65211.177Miss. RR Co. v. Brown & Davi2/1/1938REPD$54,669.0043   Dismissed
66211.234Fielding & Davis v. Morris10/1/1936REP?$1,500.00Bill M  
67211.238Twomey v. Kane4/1/1937WDEAD$450.00Isabella F23W - Eliz M Dangerfield, John Kelly, Dr. Daly, Brown, Mardis, O'Brien, McLam, Pollard
68214.0Abbey v. Osborne4/1/1938WILLD Gilbert, Isaac M19Isaac = 22; W = George Kirkpatrick; William Hutchinson; John B. Righter
69217.69King v. Hobbs4/1/1936WILLD$528.00Lucinda F Ws; 1st trial for P
70217.81King v. Brown4/1/1936 D$1,250.00Margaret F W = Samuel Cotton, Horace Gridley
71223.258Shields v. Lum10/1/1936WILLP$880.00Tim M309 Ws fr Terrebonne, La.
72223.62Robson v. English12/1/1934WILLP$600.00Nancy F11Thomas Hiley, Anthony Smith, James Sanders, Asa Metcalfe, Dr DG Benbrooke, Nat'l Harrison, Wm Lake..
73226.128Lattimore v. Robertson10/1/1938REPP$2,500.00Eliza F house servant; many Ws p.171; lawyer's notes; P only won $20
74232.76Smith v. Meeks4/1/1938WILLS$13,100.54    13 slaves w/measles; many Ws p. 165; lawyer's notes
75234.1BSmith v. Stanton & Buckner3/1/1938WILLP$2,728.00Wondy M25D2 = Henry J Buckner, D3 = Malachi Heamer; W La. +Robt Abernathy, Willis Pillow, Clushley Turnbow
76238.11Stewart v. Saffron12/1/1935WILL?$900.00Ned M W = Wilson Phipps
7724.4-147Depassau v. Graves2/1/1904WILL?$900.00  F Witnesses - Richard Graves, James & Edward Robinson, Wm Dishardon, Thomas Shepherd, George Cochran..
78245.615Lynch v. Forniquet4/1/1939REPD$2,500.00Ellen F + 2 kids; W = Richard Terrell
7925.0Shackler v. Bruin1/1/1905HIR?$500.00Peter M Mayors Court
8025.70Camp v. Texada5/1/1922WILLP$475.00Malinda F Went to Sup Ct; costs almost $300: 7 witnesses
8125.92Chotard v. Overton1/1/1924HIRD$373.33    8 slaves
82254.462Hoggatt v. Sessions4/1/1939WDEAP$133,933.00Peter M14W = Wilford Corbell, James P McCoy, other p. 156
83254.977Rice v. Crizer4/1/1940REPD$2,000.00Big Bill M35slave = blacksmith; jury list p. 155
84257.0Downer v. Walker4/1/1935WILLN$1,830.00    several slaves
85257.1Soria v. McMurran10/1/1937WTITD January M went up to HCEA; title question
86272.371Staples v. Parkhurst11/1/1940REPP Maria F  
87275.52Abbey v. Osborne4/1/1939WDEA?$2,900.00Gilbert, Isaac M19Dr fr Yazoo; 4 fr Ky; Addison Graves, Benj M Osborn,
88281.106Holden v. Bossack10/1/1939REPD$1,500.00Kitty F35 
89281.349Saunders v. Holt5/1/1942REPD Matt M20Dismissed
90286.66Shy & Trimble v. Walsh5/1/1942REPS$880.00Beverly F19P2 = Trimble, John
91302.314Terrell v. Burns11/1/1944REPP$2,000.00    6 slaves
92305.209Vannerson v. Culbertson5/1/1946REPD$8,250.00    18 slaves; D is P's son-in-law
9331.0Bernoudy v. Tomlinson7/1/1799REPP$660.00Nace M runaway issue; slave testimony
94317.0Vannerson v. Purnell11/1/1946REPD$8,750.00    18 slaves; Vannerson married to Mary Purnell; will of Levi Purnell, Mary's former husband
95317.142Parkhurst v. Field11/1/1945REPN$1,000.00Henry M35 
96320.2Mays v. Robertson11/1/1947REP      51 slaves
97320.242Kent v. Lee5/1/1947HIRD$251.00Charry, Henry F Ws = John O'Farrell, Albert C Kent, Robt McCary, FO Wadsworth, WM Price, Knot, Robt McRae
98322.191Kirkland v. James5/12/1948WILLN$1,300.00Katy F14W = David D. James (John's brother)
99329.169Herring v. James5/1/1947WILLP$700.00Egerton M JL Calcote,Michael W Hancock, David D James, Dr BD Knapp, SamlD Johnson, Saml H Davis, Natl Glinn,
100333.11Baldwin v. Sanders11/1/1950REPD      
101333.12Davis v. Covington11/1/1950WILLD$800.00Louisa F W = John O'Ferrall
102333.120Rowan v. Stanton11/1/1949REPD     many slaves; Rowan was trustee of will
103333.121Rowan v. Davis11/1/1949REPD$1,700.00Sylvia F22S2 =Sam, 6; S3 = Charlotte, infant
104333.43Melvin v. Branch5/1/1949REPD      
105333.5Longmure v. Mock11/1/1950REPD      
106336.0Donoho v. Adams5/1/1948REPD$1,200.00Elleck M23 
107336.136McCrain v. James5/1/1951WILLP$1,017.08James Pitts M25W = Pierce Griffin, William Pullam, M. McCrain,Jr.,
108336.25Hill v. Winston5/1/1949WILLP$850.00Caroline F19W = MC Collins, Wm Hughes, Tenn., CH Stone, LP Blackburn, John M Hudson
109336.26Darrock v. McCallum11/1/1950REPP$400.00Ronald M7 
110338.117Davis v. Covington5/1/1951WILLP$875.00Louisa F25W = John O'Ferrall, David Middleton, RH Elam, Wm C Boyer, Henry Dillon, J Hewett, L Blackburn..p104
111338.13Kirkland v. James11/1/1948WDEAN$700.00Katy F15W = Saml H Davis, Henry F Scott, Dr CH Stone, Blanton B. Ellis
112338.171Ayres v. James5/1/1951WILLS$975.00Lucinda F25W = Dr CH Stone
113339.0Collier v. Harper11/1/1952REPP$800.00Eli M35 
11434.0Hancy v. Davidson11/1/1905REP?$700.00Sarah F 2nd slave Rachel: executrix, Eliza Middleton
115340.116Whitehead v. Covington5/1/1952WDEAS$250.00Milly F26 
116340.142Sessions v. Cartwright11/1/1951HIRS$3,414.02Toney +2 M S2,3=Lewis, Dorsey; W = Thos Cartwright, Thos Alexander, Saml Boden, + La.
117340.36Cooley v. Joor1/4/1948HIRP$135.00George M  
118340.5Hoggatt v. Hoggatt11/1/1952REPD     3 slaves
119341.14Taylor v. Knapp11/1/1949REP? Catharine F Jury list p. 81
120341.99Oldenbrough v. Davis5/1/1953WDEAP$691.20Caroline F W = CH Stone, Drs Benham & Chevalier, Thos G James, Jno Wells, Dr Lyle, etc, jury list p85
121342.15Kirk v. James11/1/1949WRUNP      
122343.138Adams v. Hughes11/1/1953WDEAP$412.97Lewis M48Jury list p.79; W = LP Blackburn
123343.78Hamilton v. Pickens11/1/1953HIRP$66.07Jack M  
124344.0James v. Griffin & Pullam5/1/1954REPD Wilson M24 
125344.69James v. McCoy5/8/1954WDEAP$1,004.53Jane F17W list p.75, 2 juries, list p.77
126345.117James v. Griffin & Pullam5/1/1954WILLS$1,200.00Bill M Removed to US Dist Court
127345.83Hill v. Elam5/17/1953WDEAP$450.00Berrell M16jury for P, then settled; W = Robt, John McLary, LP Blackburn, John JButtler, RH Molloy, Dr Baldwin
128346.105Lentz v. Norman5/1/1955REPP$1,000.00Catherine F25Jury list p.67
129347.57Guice v. Holmes5/1/1954REPP$1,560.00John M W = Wm Hasscock, EJ Kinnison, Wm Wright, Elbert N Guice, Alex Carnes, Louis Pipes, Wm Donaldson +TN
130348.33Powell v. Wells1/17/1956WDEAP$1,068.00Bob M28W = LP Blackburn, David Middleton, RB Scott, HW Hill, Thos Powell; jury list p55
131348.40Davis v. Wood5/1/1954HIRD$2,000.00Charles Clark M W = JE Kirk, CK Field, S Stockwell, T McVay, James Orr, John OFerrall, SC Field, JQ Oswalt, SBurns..
132348.45Buell v. Merrill11/1/1954WILLS$1,200.00Bill M25 
133348.93D'Armand v. Elam & Webb11/1/1954WILLD$1,050.00Phoebe F26D2= James G. Webb
134348.94Lucker v. Griffin & Pullam11/1/1954WILLD$1,100.00Malinda F D2= William Pullum
13535.0Caton v. Donaldson6/1/1907WILL $340.00Rando M  
136351.0Dubuisson v. Folkes11/1/1955REPD$595.51Robbin M40 
137351.18Chamberlain v. Allein5/25/1955REPP Chloe F  
138352.25Kilgore v. McMurty5/3/1956REPD$600.00Mary F10 
139353.23Buckner v. Blackwell5/1/1957WILLD$1,200.00Jack M20W = LP Blackburn; P2= William Buckner; D2 = John Ballard
140354.15Brown v. Cox11/1/1956ASHP$1,500.00Jake M W = Benj P Swan, Benj Fox, Rufus Learned, HS Solomon, Ch Green; jury list p32
141354.21Wood v. Massey5/1/1958WILLO$1,310.00Betty F21Suit abated by P's death
142354.28Stampley v. Griffin & Pullam11/1/1957WILLD$1,300.00Hannah F15D2,3 = William G. Pullam, Armstead Blackwell
143354.42Coffey v. Griffin & Pullum11/1/1957WDEAP$1,486.72Elleck M Ws, Jury list 26-29
144354.57Richards v. Herndon5/1/1958WILLS Salina F23 
145354.9Holmes v. Pipes5/1/1954REPD$3,700.00Harriet F30+ 3 kids; W = Daniel & Henry Whitehead, Willis Carter, Amanda Bright,Benj Skinner
146355.126Penn v. Gillespie5/1/1959WDEAP$1,254.00Mahala F22Jury list p17
147355.39Evans v. Evans5/1/1958REPD     many slaves
148356.2Odell v. Hitchings5/1/1959REP  30    
149356.49Jackson v. Brown5/1/1959WILL?$3,000.00Black M30W = Jos Barclay,James Bluck, Esau S Houlk, RR Willey, George Jonte, Blackburn, Lyle, p9
150356.86Elam v. Kirk11/1/1959REPD$1,200.00Daniel M50S2 = Amy, 45
151356.9Thistle v. Rowland1/17/1960WDEAD$800.00Jane F35W = CH Stone, Jos E Kirk
152357.66Guice v. Blackwell5/1/1960WILL?$1,600.00Higgins M16D2 = Felix G Murphy, George Ferguson
153358.30LeGrand v. Jonte5/1/1960HIRP$320.00     
154359.59Mingee v. Newcomb5/1/1961HIRP$72.80Bob M  
15537.0Hamilton v. Truly10/10/1904HIRP$100.00N M Slave as collateral for unpaid debt; ran away
15641.16Callender v. Tomlinson7/1/1907WILL?   F  
15743.0Golding v. Matthews12/19/1906REP?$2,000.00Moses, Hannah M  
15843.18Quarter v. Brooks1/1/1907REP? Jack M  
15946.13Caton v. Donaldson7/14/1908WDEAP$514.00NA M 2nd D=Wilburn, Calvin; Witness = Thompson, William
16049.3EMartin v. Bosley11/5/1905WRUN?$1,000.00Benn M 2nd slave = Paliane; "divition" at Natchez Landing of slaves Bosley bought in other states
16152.370Johnston v. Kelly1/1/1911HIR?$100.00Na    
16267.0Winn v. Lynch10/1/1913REPD$600.00Billy M  
1637.1441Taylor v. Cochran5/1/1902WRUN?$800.00Pompey M25"ill disposed, faithless, inconstant, unsteady, disobedient, and bad..."
1647.1451Patterson v. Burney, adm'r7/10/1901REPP$1,000.00Jin, Dorcas F20Dorcas = 18
16570.0Tull v. Walker5/1/1930WRUN? Coleman M30Slave "well marked with a whip"
16670.1Kinslaw v. Harrison1/1/1914REPP$400.00Cain M Ws
16770.2744Miller v. Andrews1/23/1912HIRP$162.77Stephen M 2 slaves, Bristol, George
16873.0Taylor v. Terrell4/18/1914WILLD$1,050.00Reuben, Dinah M Jury list; witnesses
16973.43Clapp v. McLocklin1/1/1909REPP$2,000.005   D2 = Amelia Dewitt
17082.0Montgomery v. Payton10/1/1911WILLP$500.00Mary F Witnesses summoned
17182.01          
17285.269Vaucherie v. Gill10/1/1918REP?$275.00Luther M  
17385.54Wood v. Henderson4/1/1916WILLP$500.00Melley F Judgment by default; fits
17491.25Perkins v. Hundley1/1/1922WINSD$872.00Lawson M19Violent, fits, etc.; first trial, Perkins won, then went to Superior Court in 1822, where H won.
17594.6H23Irvine v. Martin11/1/1918HIRP$108.75Prince M  
17697.298Sanderson v. Farney4/19/1920WILLD$1,400.00Willis M  
17797.4-3Nevitt v. Perkins1/1/1920WILLD Delphi, Hannah M 3rd slave = Grace