Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20881413 Details

Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judge of Said District (, )
Filing Date:1814-May-31
Ending Date:1814-June-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:The Attorney General, F. X. Martin, petitions on behalf of the State of Louisiana to detain and sell a slave named Harry. According to Martin, Harry was "unlawfully imported into this State ... on board the Schooner Constance." Martin "prays that a writ may issue directing the Sheriff to seize and detain said negro slave."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20881410, #20881415, #20881434, #20881435, #20881438; Order, 31 May 1814; Order, 22 June 1814; Sheriff's return, 30 November 1815
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20881413

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: New Orleans Public Library, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Records of the First Judicial District Court, Case Records
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  • Document Number 543
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  • Microfilm: Reel #1, Louisiana Collection

Processing Information

Record Created:8/14/1996
Record Final Edited:6/23/2003
Record Last Updated on:10/27/2005 3:56:00 PM