Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20681902 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Scriven
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Superior Court next to be holden in & for the county aforesaid
Filing Date:1819-August-9
Ending Date:1827-April-27

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Gibbons sues Thomas Roberts for $2,000. He alleges that Roberts came onto his property with force and arms, "and did then and there by himself, and his servants, with axes, cut down & destroy the timber trees of your petitioner" and afterwards "converted the trees to his own use." Gibbons asks that Roberts be cited to appear and answer the suit in an action of trespass.
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #20681919; Subpoena, Thomas Roberts, 31 August 1819; Acknowledgment, 28 September 1819; Answer, Thomas Roberts, 21 April 1820; Decree, 27 April 1827
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20681902

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

Citation Information

Repository: Screven County Courthouse, Sylvania, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Minutes 1823-1828
  • Page: 694-96

Processing Information

Record Created:2/13/1996
Record Final Edited:4/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:3/22/2006 10:22:00 AM