Elizabeth Washington, admr. v. Thomas Washington

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elizabeth Washington, admr. v. Thomas Washington
Case Date: 
1815
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Selling of

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
0
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Elizabeth was admr. of the estate of Gray Washington. Thomas had "unjustly detained" four enslaved people belonging to the estate named Winney Patsey, Mary, and Sally. Elizabeth sued to either recover the enslaved people, or their value.