Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20882612 Details

Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable Judge Dutton Judge of the Court of Probates in and for the Parish of Iberville (DUTTON, John)
Filing Date:1826-August-15
Ending Date:1826-September-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:Samuel Spragins seeks to be appointed curator of the estate of Nicholas Wilson. Spragins informs the court that the current administrator, Joseph Erwin, is no longer willing to perform the duties of administrator and has made his formal resignation. Related documents reveal that the late Wilson and his wife, Eliza Erwin, owned eighty-eight slaves.
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PARs #20883101, #20883714; Order, 23 August 1826; Order, 4 September 1826; Oath of Curatorship, Samuel M. Spragins, 4 September 1826; Inventory, 24 November 1825
Pages of Related Documents:14

People Associated with Petition 20882612

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Iberville Parish Courthouse, Plaquemine, Louisiana

  • Records of the Probate Court, Successions
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  • Document Number 257
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Processing Information

Record Created:3/20/1997
Record Final Edited:9/2/2003
Record Last Updated on:1/3/2006 3:14:00 PM