Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680601 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Greene
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Superior Court of the county and State aforesaid
Filing Date:circa 1806
Ending Date:circa 1807-March

General Petition Information

Abstract:Jonathan Wilborn was the owner of three slaves, Milley and her two children, valued at $1,500. He "casually lost" the Negroes, who ended up in the possession of Spencer Thomas. He alleges that Thomas knew that the Negroes belonged to him. However, on 17 November 1806, Thomas "converted and disposed of the Said Negroes to his own use." Wilborn sues for $1,500 in damages.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Summons, Spencer Thomas, 10 December 1806; Sheriff's Return, 5 February 1807; Answer, Spencer Thomas, ca. 1807; Jury Verdict, March Term 1807; Copy of Petition and Related Documents
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 20680601

Slaves:3
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Greene County Courthouse, Greensboro, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Proceedings 1808-1809
  • Box: 4
  • Volume: 23
  • Page: 678-81

Processing Information

Record Created:1/19/1996
Record Final Edited:3/27/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/10/2006 4:35:00 PM