Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681011 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Superior Court of Jefferson County
Filing Date:circa 1810
Ending Date:1811-March

General Petition Information

Abstract:Richard Paulett is the administrator of Jesse Paulett's estate. He claims that he "casually lost" a slave named Jane, who came into the possession of John Rus "by finding." Paulett claims that Rus knew that Jane belonged to him, in his position as administrator, but has refused to deliver her. Paulett says that Jane is valued at $400 and he is suing for $800 in damages. He asks for intervention on his behalf.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20681008, #20681012; Summons, John Rus, 21 August 1810; Sheriff's Return, 30 August 1810; Answer, John Rus, March 1811; Order, March 1811
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20681011

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: 314-316

Processing Information

Record Created:1/26/1996
Record Final Edited:3/29/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/13/2006 11:42:00 AM