Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20785311 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Woodford
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the judge of the Woodford Circuit Court sitting in chancery
Filing Date:1853-February-25
Ending Date:1853-March-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:William, Milton, Mary, and Lewis Craig petition by their next friend, Henry H. Craig, to sell two slaves named Lewis and Manuel. With the proceeds from the said sale, "they will be able to pay for the land they have purchased." They note that "the money arising from the sale of said negroes and invested in said land would be a safe investment."
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Decree, 9 March 1853
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20785311

Slaves:6
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:5
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Box: 117

Processing Information

Record Created:11/22/1995
Record Final Edited:10/23/2000
Record Last Updated on:7/13/2006 7:50:00 PM