Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20883322 Details

Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To the Hon John Dutton Parish judge & ex officio judge of Probates in & for the Parish of Iberville State of Louisiana (DUTTON, John)
Filing Date:1833-August-16
Ending Date:1833-August-27

General Petition Information

Abstract:George Deslondes and Pierre Cyprien Ricard, both free men of color, present to the court that they are the tutors of two minors named Marie Louise Ricard and Paulin Ricard, also free people of color. They further present that, in order to "protect & preserve" the "rights and interests" of the two children, it is necessary to make an inventory of the estate of their late parents, Maximilien and Marie Louise Ricard. The petitioners therefore pray for an inventory to be made by "some competent person."
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PAR #20882905 in the Deslond Series; PAR #20882915 in the Ricard Series; Orders, 17 August 1833, 27 August 1833; Oath, Achille Hebert and Julien Coniau, 30 August 1833; Inventory, Succession of Maximilien and Marie Louise Ricard [Some text in French], 30 August 1830, certified 4 September 1833; Record of Family Meeting Proceedings, 5 October 1833, certified 7 October 1833
Pages of Related Documents:9

People Associated with Petition 20883322

Free Persons of Color:15
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Iberville Parish Courthouse, Plaquemine, Louisiana

  • Records of the Probate Court, Successions
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Processing Information

Record Created:12/3/1996
Record Final Edited:5/16/2003
Record Last Updated on:5/5/2006 10:08:00 AM