John Gladdin v. Hugh Holland & James Coulter

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Gladdin v. Hugh Holland & James Coulter
Case Date: 
1841
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
44
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Plaintiff stated that in 1833 defendants were in possession of two negroes, both slaves for life: Bob & Lewis, both valued at $600. Defendant claimed to have 'found them'; plaintiff stated that defendant knew they were his (Gladdin's) property. Plaintiff sought return of his slaves and $1500 damages.