Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20682406 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Scriven
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judge of said Court
Filing Date:1824-March-24
Ending Date:1829-May-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Sowell alleges that Thomas H. Gibbons is indebted to him for $420, plus interest. Gibbons signed several promissory notes payable to Sowell. Part of the debt was incurred for a "Negro" boy named Arthur. Sowell alleges that Gibbons, with intent to defraud him, has not honored these financial obligations. He sues for $840 in damages.
Result:discontinued by plaintiff
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Summons, Thomas H. Gibbons, 24 March 1824; Sheriff's Return, 29 March 1824; Answer, Thomas A. Gibbons, April Term 1824; Affidavit, William Sowell, 1 March 1825; Summons, Thomas A. Gibbons, 1 March 1825; Sheriff's Return, 1 March 1825; Bond, Thomas H. Gibbons and Granvill Bevill, 1 March 1825; Court Record, Discontinued, April Term 1829; Court Ruling, 2 May 1829
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20682406

Slaves:1
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, Record Book 1823-1828
  • Page: 39-41

Processing Information

Record Created:10/5/1995
Record Final Edited:4/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:2/26/2007 3:09:00 PM