Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681612 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Wilkes
Location Type:County
Salutation:To their honors the Judges of the Superior Court of Said State
Filing Date:circa 1816
Ending Date:1818-July-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:Boling Anthony claims that Thomas W. Sims "hath injured your petitioner four thousand dollars." Anthony gave Sims $1,600 for a slave named Tamer and her six children. Sims gave Anthony a receipt for the transaction and promised to deliver the slaves. However, Anthony insists that Sims has refused to honor his part of the bargain. Anthony sues for $4,000 damages.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PAR #20681524; Subpoena, Thomas W. Sims, 25 April 1816; Acknowlegment, 30 April 1816; Answers, Thomas W. Sims, ca. 1816-1818; Jury Verdict, 29 July 1818
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20681612

Slaves:7
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, Records of Suits 1817-1819
  • Page: 287-292

Processing Information

Record Created:2/15/1996
Record Final Edited:4/18/2000
Record Last Updated on:2/28/2006 9:36:00 AM