State v. Sam, a Slave

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Sam, a Slave
Case Date: 
1851
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

Sam, a slave was the property of William Stewart and William Dick, aka Oliver's Sam. Sam is charged with assaulting William Diggs with an axe.