Isaac, a slave, et al. of Robert Brown, dec. v. John McMahon, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Isaac, a slave, et al. of Robert Brown, dec. v. John McMahon, et al.
Case Date: 
1850
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
0
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Additional defendants: Ester, Jacob, Bart, Lea, Auslen, Riley, Henry, Hulda, Nelly, Baca, Alsey, Sylva and Jane. Additional plaintiffs: Rebecca, wife of John McMahon, Stephen Banks and wife Jane, and John H. Hopkins Some testimony related that Robert Brown had wanted his slaves freed after his death. They had been hired out to various individuals in the neighborhood and some gave reports of work agreements with Brown.