Bryant Breeding, et al. v Sampson Williams

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Bryant Breeding, et al. v Sampson Williams
Case Date: 
1827
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Settlement

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
115
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Other individuals in the suit include wife Lettuce Breeding, Richard and Zacchaeus Horn, Pleasant and Milly Petette, Sarah Ridge and George Defrees. The case involves slaves originally owned by Richard Horn of Overton County. Deed of gift to his children. Williams believes he owned the slaves as he obtained them as a life estate. The plaintiffs believe that Williams cheated Horn and doctored the documents. Richard Horn had drowned. The slaves had been sold at a sheriff's sale to settle the estate.