Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680003 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable Superior Court of Richmond County
Filing Date:circa 1800
Ending Date:1803-May-7

General Petition Information

Abstract:Basil Lamar explains that he "casually lost out of his Custody" a slave named Hannah valued at $300. He claims that Hannah was found in the possession of James Fox who, well knowing that she belongs to him, proceeded to "convert and dispose" of her "to his own use." Lamar estimates he has incurred damages amounting to $600. He asks the court's intervention on his behalf.
Result:partially granted; appealed; affirmed
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Summons, James Fox, 1 January 1800; Acknowledgment, James Fox, 14 February 1800; Answer, James Fox, March Term 1800; Jury Verdict, March Term 1801; Appeal, James Fox, 9 June 1801; Jury Verdict, 7 May 1803; Court Ruling, 7 May 1803
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680003

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Richmond County Courthouse, Augusta, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1802-1814, Records Retention Center
  • Page: 92-95

Processing Information

Record Created:1/16/1996
Record Final Edited:3/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/9/2006 9:36:00 AM