Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680002 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Richmond
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable George Walton, Esquire Judge of the Superior Court (WALTON, George)
Filing Date:1800-June-2
Ending Date:1800-June-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:Nicholas Ware prays to be appointed guardian for Sarah and her three children, Jack, Joseph, and Lucy, now in the possession of Martin Caswell. Sarah wishes to sue for her freedom and the freedom of her children. Ware, "being fully impressed with a belief the said negroes are free and entitled to freedom," wishes to assist them in their efforts.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Appointment of Guardian, 2 June 1800; Court Record, March Term 1801; Jury Verdict and Court Ruling, March Term 1801
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20680002

Slaves:4
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Richmond County Courthouse, Augusta, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1799-1802, Records Retention Center
  • Page: 177-178

Processing Information

Record Created:1/15/1996
Record Final Edited:3/23/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/9/2006 9:17:00 AM