Horace Foster v. William M. Steel, James A. Steel & B. L. Warren

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Horace Foster v. William M. Steel, James A. Steel & B. L. Warren
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Ownership of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
59
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Foster got judgment against Steels & L. B. Saffell, satisfying same by sale of negro girl Harriet (as property of Wm M. Steel), but Wm's father-in-law Warren claimed he purchased her from Steel years ago, a claim Foster alleges is fraudulent. Other people/places mentioned: Louisville Merchandisery, where Steels & Warren were allegedly dba partners, when there was a "personal blow-up."