Robert Bell v. Azariah David

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Robert Bell v. Azariah David
Case Date: 
1823
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
48
Notes / Description: 

Involves the Brittain Goodwin estate. Several slaves mentioned by name: Lucy, Liddy, Jack (a "good stout boy"), Elijah, Sophy, Harry, Eleck, Winny, Dinah, Lidda, Beverly [?], George, and Lige. Some slave values stated. In one passage, it is noted that Bell believed he had the right to do w/his wife's property as he pleased. Page is missing.