Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11684106 Details

State:Virginia
Location:Campbell
Location Type:County
Salutation:To The General Assembly of Virginia
Filing Date:1841-December-7
Ending Date:1841-December-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:After six years of separation, Sarah H. Robinson seeks a divorce. Her husband was cruel and tyrannical, drank to excess, and slept with numerous "lewd women, both white and black, and he had children by them." Finally he abandoned her and she has not seen him since that time.
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #21684001; Copy of Superior Court Record, Sarah H. Robinson v. Samuel Robinson, September 1841
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 11684106

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

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

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Processing Information

Record Created:1/23/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:4/27/2009 12:44:00 PM