Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20284101 Details

State:Arkansas
Location:Phillips
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honbl. John S Horner (HORNER, John)
Filing Date:1841-September-14
Ending Date:1845-October

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Moore, administrator of the estate of Jesse J. Shell and guardian of one of Shell's children, and E. K. Harris, guardian of another child, ask that the property in the estate, including sixteen slaves, be sold at public auction and that the proceeds be divided among the Shell heirs.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Inventory, Estate of Jesse J. Shell, 14 October 1841; Guardian's Reports, 8 May 1846
Pages of Related Documents:8

People Associated with Petition 20284101

Slaves:16
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Phillips County Courthouse, Helena, Arkansas

  • Records of the Probate Court

Processing Information

Record Created:11/1/1995
Record Final Edited:5/28/1999
Record Last Updated on:1/15/2008 11:24:00 AM