Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681701 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Superior Court to be held in and for the County aforesaid
Filing Date:circa 1817
Ending Date:circa 1818-June

General Petition Information

Abstract:Walter Leigh sues on behalf of Sarah Bugg, the orphan child of Jacob Bugg. George Adams and Holland McTyre are indebted to Bugg for $70, excluding interest "for the hire of a negro man named Stepney." The defendants, Leigh claims, have refused to settle their debts, and Leigh asks for $154 in damages.
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Subpoena, George Adams and Holland McTyre, 9 May 1817; Copy of Promissory Note, George Adams and Holland McTyre, January 1815; Promissory Note, George Adams, January 1815; Jury Verdict, June Term 1818
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20681701

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Richmond County Courthouse, Augusta, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1816-1820, Records Retention Center
  • Page: 100-103

Processing Information

Record Created:2/6/1996
Record Final Edited:4/18/2000
Record Last Updated on:2/28/2006 10:02:00 AM