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Judicial Cases and Genealogy
"Judicial Cases concerning American Slavery and the Negro"
Edited by Helen Tunnicliff Catterall
Volume 1: Cases from the Courts of England, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky
These volumes cover a variety of court cases from theft, murder, wills and probate administration, Free Persons of Color and the list goes on. A valuable resources for anyone researching the period of slavery; Free Blacks; Slave Owners. Most information is in abtract form, therefore no complete transcript is available, however it is worth researching.
I was able to order the volumes via interlibrary loan, so be sure to check with your local library.