Ross v. Pines

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Ross v. Pines, Wythe 69 (1789), was a case in which a person was accused of slandering another's title to slaves, thereby reducing the slaves' sale price.[1]


Wythe's Discussion


  1. George Wythe, Decisions of Cases in Virginia by the High Court of Chancery, (Richmond: Printed by Thomas Nicolson, 1795), 69. The Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia affirmed the High Court of Chancery's decision in Ross v. Pines, 7 Va. (3 Call) 568 (1790).