Sarah McNew for the use of John & William Kincaid v. George W. Woodson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Sarah McNew for the use of John & William Kincaid v. George W. Woodson
Case Date: 
1854
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Covenant Broken

Database - TN Research:

County:

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

Plea for damages of $1,500. Defendant failed to care for an enslaved woman owned by the plaintiff and put in the defendant's possession after he promised to keep her. He exposed the woman to harsh conditions and little to no food.