Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20582102 Details

State:Florida
Location:Escambia
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Worshipful the Judges of the County Court of Escambia in the Province of West Florida
Filing Date:1821-November-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sarah McNeil states that, in May 1821, she sent her slave, Harry, out on some business. While conducting that business, Harry met Tom, a slave belonging to Henry Wilson. McNeil avers that Tom "maliciously and without provocation shot" Harry, wounding him mortally. She further represents that Wilson was notified of the shooting and subsequent death of Harry, but refuses to make restitution. McNeil asks the court to compel Wilson to pay $600 in damages.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Citation, 23 November 1821; Depositions, Elizabeth McNeil, Elija Holmes, James Law, Hector McNeil, Malcom McNeil, 9 January 1822; Deposition, Isaac Ceannerit, 1 January 1822; Answer, Henry Wilson, ca. 1822
Pages of Related Documents:14

People Associated with Petition 20582102

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

Citation Information

Repository: Escambia County Courthouse, Pensacola, Florida

  • Circuit Court Civil Cases
  • Document Number 13-CA-01

Processing Information

Record Created:4/27/2000
Record Final Edited:5/1/2000
Record Last Updated on:10/3/2007 11:34:00 AM