Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681020 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Wilkes
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable the Superior Court
Filing Date:circa 1810
Ending Date:circa 1810

General Petition Information

Abstract:On 8 May 1810, Zimri Tait "casually lost" a slave named Phil, who ended up in the possession of Isaac McLendon, "by finding." Tait alleges that the defendant knew that Phil belonged to him, but "converted and disposed of the said negro to his own use to the damage of your petitioner nine hundred dollars." Tait asks that McLendon be compelled to appear and answer his allegations at the next Superior Court session.
Result:settled
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Summons, Isaac McLendon, 9 May 1810; Sheriff's Return, 11 May 1810
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20681020

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

Citation Information

Repository: Wilkes County Courthouse, Washington, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Minutes 1810-1811
  • Page: 425-426

Processing Information

Record Created:1/29/1996
Record Final Edited:3/30/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/13/2006 5:02:00 PM