Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681008 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Superior Court of Jefferson County
Filing Date:circa 1810
Ending Date:1812-March-21

General Petition Information

Abstract:Richard Paulett alleges that David Paulett "hath indamaged your petitioner in the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars." As administrator to the estate of Jesse Paulett, Richard Paulett "casually lost" a slave named Dick as well as other property, which came into the possession of David Paulett "by finding." Richard claims that David, with intent to defraud, "converted" the slave and other property "to his own use." Richard Paulett is suing for $1,500 in damages.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20681011, #20681012; Summons, David Paulett, 21 August 1810; Sheriff's Return, 24 August 1810; Answer, David Paulett, March 1811; Jury Verdict and Court Ruling, 21 March 1812
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20681008

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

Citation Information

Repository: Jefferson County Courthouse, Louisville, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1806-1812
  • Page: 308-310

Processing Information

Record Created:1/25/1996
Record Final Edited:3/29/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/13/2006 11:05:00 AM