Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681101 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judge of the Superior Courts in and for the Middle District of said State (, )
Filing Date:circa 1811
Ending Date:1812-March-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:James Trowell was the owner of a slave valued at $200 named Hannah. On 13 July 1811, he lost the slave, who ended up in the possession of John P. Harvey "by finding." Trowell alleges that Harvey knew that Hannah belonged to him, "but contriving and fraudulently intending craftily and subtily to defraud [him] ... converted & disposed of the same negro wench to his own use." Trowell claims $300 in damages.
Result:nonsuit
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Summons, John P. Harvey, 8 August 1811; Court Ruling, 20 March 1812
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20681101

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

Citation Information

Repository: Jefferson County Courthouse, Louisville, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1806-1812
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  • Page: 311-312
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Processing Information

Record Created:1/29/1996
Record Final Edited:3/31/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/13/2006 6:07:00 PM