Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20784509 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon Chancellor of the Louisville Chancery Court
Filing Date:1845-December-22
Ending Date:1846-December-11

General Petition Information

Abstract:Esther Schleisinger states that her husband Baruck Schleisinger, a slave owner, has abandoned her. She entered into the marriage with estate and property worth approximately $25,000. She explains that they have moved to Kentucky from France and that Baruck has taken her property and left her without financial support. She adds that her husband is "living in open adultery" with another woman. Esther Schleisinger asks for a divorce and alimony.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:Amended Bill, 23 December 1845; Decree, 11 December 1846
Pages of Related Documents:8

People Associated with Petition 20784509

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:8
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 4940
  • Box: 2-86

Processing Information

Record Created:7/11/1996
Record Final Edited:10/6/2000
Record Last Updated on:6/15/2006 12:52:00 PM