Absolm Walker et al. v. John Hunter et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Absolm Walker et al. v. John Hunter et al
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Injunction

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
25
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Add. plaintiffs: William Walker, Polly Walker, Cecil Walker, & Sarah Walker, all by next friend Martin B. Moss. Absolom Morris (dec.), grandfather to the plaintiffs, made his will, which equally divided his land and property. Issue rose out of trying to divide the slaves in possession of A. Morris upon his death. Filed bill to obtain an injunction against the defendants to prohibit them from selling any of the slaves who were the property of the deceased.