Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20985807 Details

State:Maryland
Location:Baltimore
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judges of the Orphans Court for Baltimore County
Filing Date:1858-July-14
Ending Date:1858-August-31

General Petition Information

Abstract:Carville S. Stansbury "is the owner and master of a negro Boy named Nathaniel aged about 16 years for a term of nineteen years." On 12 July 1858, Nathaniel ran away and on 13 July 1858 he was arrested and lodged in the county jail for two weeks. Stansbury asks the court to grant him compensation for the expenses he incurred retrieving the slave.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Answer, Nathaniel, ca. July 1858; Orders, 20 July 1858, 10 August 1858, 31 August 1858
Pages of Related Documents:8

People Associated with Petition 20985807

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

Citation Information

Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Schweninger Collection
  • Volume: 4239-18
  • Page: 52
  • Microfilm: M 11020

Processing Information

Record Created:11/2/1999
Record Final Edited:4/21/2002
Record Last Updated on:4/27/2007 6:30:00 PM