Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680406 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Brewer was the owner of a slave named Willis, deemed to have a $400 value. Brewer lost the slave, who came into the possession of Robert Echols. Brewer alleges that Echols knew that Willis was his property, but intending to "injure and defraud" him, "converted" the slave "to his own use to the damage of your Petitioner eight hundred Dollars."
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #20680405; Summons, Robert Echols, 27 December 1804; Sheriff's Return, 7 January 1805; Answer, Robert Echols, January Term 1805; Court Records, June Term 1805, January Term 1806, June Term 1807; Court Ruling, June Term 1807
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680406

Slaves:1
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: 409-412

Processing Information

Record Created:1/19/1996
Record Final Edited:3/27/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/10/2006 12:31:00 PM