Nicholas Cook& Lydia v. William Taylor, admr. Of James Taylor

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Nicholas Cook& Lydia v. William Taylor, admr. Of James Taylor
Case Date: 
1818
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Selling of

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
0
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Concerns a slave named Chaney, Lydia Cook formerly Taylor claims her father James gave her the girl as part of her dowry. She is sued to prevent William Taylor from selling her as part of Jame's estate following his death.