Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680501 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Superior Court of Jefferson County
Filing Date:1805-March-11
Ending Date:circa 1811-March

General Petition Information

Abstract:George Cox was the owner of Fed, an adult male slave, deemed $600 in value, whom he "casually lost." Fed was later found in the possession of Dempsey Hall. Cox claims that while Hall knew that Fed belonged to him, he "did convert the Said Negro to his own use to the damage of your petitioner twelve hundred dollars." Cox asks for intervention on his behalf.
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Oath, George Cox, 11 March 1805; Summons, Dempsey Hall, 10 March 1805; Sheriff's Return, 24 July 1805; Answer, Dempsey Hall, September Term 1805; Court Record, March Term 1811
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680501

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

Citation Information

Repository: Jefferson County Courthouse, Louisville, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1806-1812
  • Page: 181-183

Processing Information

Record Created:1/18/1996
Record Final Edited:3/27/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/10/2006 1:38:00 PM