Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20782810 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Judge of the Jefferson Circuit Court in chancy sitting (, )
Filing Date:1828-July-2
Ending Date:1829-November-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:Willis Green claims that James and Robert McGregor, owners of the steamboat "Cincinnati," permitted his slave Ben to board their boat and then transported him to Pittsburgh. He has not been able to recover the slave and asks that the McGregors be restrained from removing the "Cincinnati" or their other boat, the "Montezuma," from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, until further order of the court and that "said boats be attached to answer the demand of your orator for the value of said slave & his hire & damages for carrying him away."
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:Court Record, 1828-1829
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20782810

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:4
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Record Group:
  • Document Number 1244
  • Box: 1-17
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Processing Information

Record Created:11/14/1995
Record Final Edited:7/25/2000
Record Last Updated on:4/13/2006 1:57:00 PM