Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681006 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Oglethorpe
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Judges of the Superior Courts of said State
Filing Date:circa 1810
Ending Date:circa 1811-March

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Stark claims that he lost five slaves, Liley and her four children, Gilbert, Vina, Cela and Vine, who have a value of $1,800, collectively. They came into the possession of George Phillips, "by finding." Stark alleges that Phillips knew that these slaves belonged to him, but with intent to "deceive & defraud" him, Phillips has refused to deliver them. Stark estimates $3,000 in damages.
Result:nonsuit
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Summons, George Phillips, 2 August 1810; Sheriff's Return, 11 August 1810; Answer, George Phillips, September Term 1810; Court Ruling, March Term 1811
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20681006

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

Citation Information

Repository: Oglethorpe County Courthouse, Lexington, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Minutes 1810-1813
  • Page: 93-95

Processing Information

Record Created:1/25/1996
Record Final Edited:3/29/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/12/2006 3:29:00 PM