Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20784807 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honbl the Judge of the Louisville Chancery Court
Filing Date:1848-August-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:George, a man of color, charges that Joseph A. Kean fraudulently sold him to Thomas Powell as a slave for life. George attests that he is entitled to his freedom "at the end of seven years." The petitioner seeks "to prosecute his suit 'in forma pauperis' & without cost."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Order, 28 August 1848; Amended Bill, 31 August 1848; Answer of Robert Cooper and James McMillan, 15 September 1848; Answer of Joseph A. Keen, 8 September 1848; Receipt, 1848
Pages of Related Documents:10

People Associated with Petition 20784807

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:3
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Document Number 6053
  • Box: 2-101

Processing Information

Record Created:11/2/1995
Record Final Edited:11/8/2000
Record Last Updated on:6/28/2006 1:51:00 PM