Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20882908 Details

Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To any Judge of the Eastern district of the State of Louisiana holding sessions of the Fourth District Court in and for the parish of Iberville (, )
Filing Date:1829-April-3
Ending Date:1831-October-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:Gilbert Russell and Henry Barstow, merchants operating under the firm G. E. Russell & Barstow, seek to collect a debt. They explain that Durham Tudor Hall issued to them two promissory notes worth $3,062 each. The notes are now past due yet Hall refuses to honor them. Russell and Barstow pray that Hall be ordered to pay the notes with interest. A related document reveals that Hall owned two-hundred-and-fifty slaves.
Result:granted; appealed; remanded; dismissed
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:PAR #20882904; Bill of Sale, 13 August 1828; Sheriff's Return, 30 April 1829; Supreme Court Opinion and Judgment, 8 February 1830; Court Record of Case Dismissal, 20 October 1831
Pages of Related Documents:12

People Associated with Petition 20882908

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Iberville Parish Courthouse, Plaquemine, Louisiana

  • Records of the Fourth Judicial District Court
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  • Document Number 752
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Processing Information

Record Created:12/3/1996
Record Final Edited:9/1/2003
Record Last Updated on:4/10/2006 10:03:00 AM