Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20783314 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honble the Judge of the Jefferson Circuit Court in Chancery Sitting
Filing Date:1833-September-12
Ending Date:1835-August-19

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Pickett charges that three of his slaves, one of "ordinary complexion" and two of "yellow complexion," were taken on board the steamboat Charleston "as labourers or passengers without any legal authority whatever." He believes they have now fled to Canada, and he asks that the owners of the steamboat be compelled to reimburse him for their value plus damages.
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:Deposition, Simeon Buckner, 18 September 1834
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 20783314

Slaves:3
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:7
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Document Number 2903
  • Box: 1-41

Processing Information

Record Created:11/28/1995
Record Final Edited:8/31/2000
Record Last Updated on:5/4/2006 8:55:00 AM