Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20183812 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Marshall
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable George W. Lane Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit of the state aforesaid exercising chancery jurisdiction in & for Marshall County (LANE, George W.)
Filing Date:1838-March-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Jesse Carr, through his guardian and next friend David A. Monaghan, asks the court to make William Willborne return six slaves and their children, purchased from him at a price less than half their true value. Monaghan claims that Willborne took advantage of Carr because of his mental incompetence. Monaghan states that his charge is "a man of extremely weak & Unsound mind" declared by a court to be an "idiot or non compos mentis." The petitioners further request "an account be taken of the hire & said defendant compelled to pay the same to said guardian for use & benefit of your Orator."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Appointment of Simon Carr Guardian of Jesse Carr, 28 March 1836; Certification of Guardianship Appointment, 13 February 1837; Request of B. Carr to be Guardian of Jesse Carr, 2 January 1837; Certification of Guardianship Request, 13 February 1837; Appointment of B. Carr Guardian of Jesse Carr, 2 January 1837; Request, Acceptance and Certification of David Monaghan to be Guardian of Jesse Carr, 6 September 1837; Summons, William Willborne, 8 March 1838; Sheriff's Return, 10 March 1838; Attachment for Contempt, Carr v. Willborne, ca. 1838; Order, ca. 1838; Certification of Court Order, 20 November 1838; Answer, William Willborne, 25 October 1838; Bill of Sale, Jesse Carr to William Willborne, 14 November 1827
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 20183812

Slaves:11
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:2
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Huntsville Madison County Public Library Archives

  • Records of the Chancery Court, Chancery Records 1841 Vol L C 23-10
  • Document Number C 23-10
  • Book: Chancery Record 1841
  • Volume: L
  • Page: 1-11

Processing Information

Record Created:11/19/1998
Record Final Edited:7/13/1999
Record Last Updated on:3/20/2007 10:04:00 AM