Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20184516 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Mobile
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Anderson Crenshaw, Chancellor of the First District of the Southern Chancery Division of said State (CRENSHAW, Anderson)
Filing Date:1845-September-6
Ending Date:circa 1845

General Petition Information

Abstract:In 1842, Louisa S. Owen borrowed $28,172 from the Branch of the Bank of the State of Alabama, using as collateral twenty-eight slaves, mostly children. Louisa defaulted, so the bank is foreclosing on the loan, naming as defendants Louisa Owen, as administratrix of the estate of George W. Owen, deceased, Alexander Hollinger, Adam C. Hollinger, the Planters and Merchants Bank of Mobile, and the Presidents and Directors of the Bank of Mobile.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:Subpoena, Louisa S. Owen, et al., 23 September 1845; Sheriff's Return, 24 September 1845; Register's Report, 10 April 1848
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 20184516

Slaves:30
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:5
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: University of South Alabama Archives, Mobile, Alabama

  • Records of the Chancery Court
  • Document Number 1187

Processing Information

Record Created:10/30/1995
Record Final Edited:12/11/1999
Record Last Updated on:4/18/2007 10:10:00 AM