Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680302 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Richmond
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Judges of the Superior Courts of the aforesaid
Filing Date:circa 1803
Ending Date:1803-May-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:John D'Antignac presents that he owned "a certain Negro wench" named Century. He claims that he "casually lost" the slave, who came into the possession of Molsey Jones. Jones "converted the said Negro Woman to her own use." D'Antignac contends that Jones knew the slave belonged to him, but has refused to pay the $700 damages. He asks for intervention on his behalf.
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PARs #20680004, #20686602; Copy of Affidavit, John D'Antignac, 19 September 1800; Summons, Molsey Jones, 18 February 1801; Answer, Molsey Jones, March 1801; Jury Verdict and Court Ruling, 24 May 1803
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680302

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

Citation Information

Repository: Richmond County Courthouse, Augusta, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1802-1814, Records Retention Center
  • Page: 82-84

Processing Information

Record Created:1/17/1996
Record Final Edited:3/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/9/2006 1:26:00 PM