Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20185511 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Montgomery
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Wade Keyes, Chancellor of the Southern Division of the State of Alabama (KEYES, Wade)
Filing Date:1855-July-19
Ending Date:1855-July

General Petition Information

Abstract:South Carolina resident James Chestnut Jr., trustee of the slave property of Martha Moore and her minor children, requests that a resident of Alabama be appointed in his place. Moore and her children "own and are entitled to a perfect equity title in and to certain negro slaves" granted by a deed of trust from William C. Moore to James Chestnut Jr.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Deed of Trust, William C. Moore to James Chestnut Jr., Kershaw District, South Carolina, 1 June 1852; Affidavit, John A. Moore, 19 February 1855; Decree, July 1855
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20185511

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

Citation Information

Repository: Montgomery County Courthouse, Montgomery, Alabama

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Records of the Chancery Court 1854-1855
  • Page: 310-12

Processing Information

Record Created:11/13/1995
Record Final Edited:8/18/1999
Record Last Updated on:6/12/2007 4:05:00 PM