Thompson Stuart, admr. of John Clark v. Joan Waddle & Henry Ernest, et al

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Thompson Stuart, admr. of John Clark v. Joan Waddle & Henry Ernest, et al
Case Date: 
1827
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Slaves, Ownership of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
240
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Joseph G. Smith of Granville Co., MS sued for ownership of slaves, Hannah & Harriett, conveyed by deed of gift to himself & his deceased wife, Rachel, by his father-in-law John Clark. Clark dec. Washington Co. 7 Oct. 1825. Deed reg. in York Dist., SC. Stuart doubts validity of Smith's claim. Clark sold Harriett to Henry Ernest of Greene Co. on 13 Aug. 1824, & Hannah to Joan WAdd.e in Oct. 1824. Clark's heirs & the children of Harriett & Hannah named in transcript.