Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20185413 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Perry
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon_ James B_ Clarke Chancellor of the Middle Division of the state of Alabama (CLARKE, James B.)
Filing Date:1854-December-4
Ending Date:1855-January-1

General Petition Information

Abstract:Samuel Perry, joint owner of eight slaves with his sister Martha Perry, a minor, asks that the slaves be divided so he can receive his share. He is now twenty-one and his sister is between the ages of fourteen and twenty-one.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Exhibits A and B-Copies of Deed of Gift, Samuel Perry to Children, 21 July 1846; Commissioners' Report, 1 January 1855
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 20185413

Slaves:21
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:3

Citation Information

Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

  • Records of the Chancery Court, Case Papers
  • Document Number 270
  • Box: A

Processing Information

Record Created:11/13/1995
Record Final Edited:7/28/1999
Record Last Updated on:6/7/2007 10:17:00 AM