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1840. Excerpt: ... CONSTITUTIONAL COURT, COLUMBIA, MAY, 1812. JgET'
Edmund Tucker V. Daniel Palmer. The plaintiff conveyed certain
slaves to Beverly Sydner, in trust, to be disposed of for the
benefit of his creditors; and after this conveyance faired them to
the defendant for six months. The trustee empowered the defendant
to take possession of the negroes by virtue of the trust deed; on
which the plaintiff demanded them; but the defendant refused to
give them up. Held, that the deed was a bona fide transaction, and
operated as a legal transfer of the property; and even, if the
trustee bad done any thing in violation of his duty, the plaintiff,
having parted with the legal estate, had no right to claim the
negroes. Where a trustee violates his duty, any of the parties
interested may call him to account in a court of equity; but a
stranger will not be permitted to interfere. Motion for a new
trial. Trover for negro slaves, tried before Wattes, J., in Union
district. The plaintiff conveyed, or transferred the sieves in
question, by deed, dated 24ih November, 1806, to Beverly Sydner, of
Virginia, in trust, to dispose of for the benefit of plaintiff's
creditors, in payment of debts he owed them; particularly a debt
due Elins Palmer, of Virginia. The said deed to be void, if the
plaintiff should satisfy Elias Palmer his debt on or before the
25th December, 1807. la June, 1807, the plaintiff, who had
possession of the slaves, brought them from Virginia, and hired
them to the defendant for six months, to serve the defendaut in
this State. Beverly Sydner, by letter of attorney, dated 7th
August, 1807, appointed and empowered defendant to take possession
of the said negroes, in virtue of the trust deed aforesaid, and
remove them to Virginia, to be disposed of pursuant to the
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