Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680405 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Clarke
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Inferior Court of Clarke
Filing Date:circa 1804
Ending Date:1807-June-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Brewer was the owner of five slaves, collectively valued at $1,000, whom he lost in 1804. The slaves came into the possession of Milner Echols. Brewer alleges that Echols knew that the slaves belonged to him, but "converted them to his own use to the damage of your petitioner three thousand dollars."
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PAR #20680406; Summons, Milner Echols, 27 December 1804; Sheriff's Return, 27 December 1804; Answer, Milner Echols, January Term 1805; Court Records, June Term 1805, January Term 1806, June Term 1806, January Term 1807, June Term 1807; Court Ruling, 23 June 1807
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680405

Slaves:5
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Georgia Department of Archives and History, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Records of the Inferior Court, Writs 1803-1809, microfilm
  • Box: 18/97
  • Page: 407-409

Processing Information

Record Created:1/19/1996
Record Final Edited:3/27/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/10/2006 12:07:00 PM