Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20480801 Details

State:District of Columbia
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable William Cranch Chief Judge of the circuit Court of the district of Columbia (CRANCH, William)
Filing Date:1808-August-13
Ending Date:1808-August-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:Andrew Villard seeks to settle a dispute with John Darby regarding compensation for a male slave, James, whom Villard sold to Darby for the sum of ninety-six pounds. James died shortly after the sale. Consequently, Darby brought suit against Villard. Villard prays for an injunction to prevent further proceedings until the matter is settled.
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Copy of Court Proceedings, Darby v. Villard, 7 July 1807
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 20480801

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: National Archives, Washington, D. C.

  • Records of the United States Circuit Court, Chancery Dockets and Rule Case Files
  • Record Group: 21
  • Document Number
  • Box: 1
  • Folder: 20
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Processing Information

Record Created:11/28/1995
Record Final Edited:10/6/1999
Record Last Updated on:12/2/2005 4:27:00 PM