Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20884519 Details

State:Louisiana
Location:West Baton Rouge
Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To the Honble the Judge of the Fourth Judicial District Court of the State of Louisiana. Holding sessions in and for the Parish of West Baton Rouge. (, )
Filing Date:1845-October-30
Ending Date:1848-March-30

General Petition Information

Abstract:Louis Favrot claims that Valentin Dubroca is justly indebted to him for $7,087.50 plus interest. Favrot prays that the court condemn Dubroca to repay the debt and interest plus court costs. Related documents show that Dubroca is a slave owner who claims that his "maternal tongue" is French and that his poor command of English prevents him from responding to an order from the court.
Result:granted; appealed; affirmed
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Transcript of Court Records, 31 October 1845-4 November 1846, including: Notice of Seizure, 4 November 1846; Copy of Transcript of Court Records, 31 October 1845-4 November 1846, including: Notice of Seizure, 4 November 1846; Supplemental Petition, 17 November 1846; Order, 17 November 1846; Cross Bill, Valentin Dubroca vs. Louis Favrot, 20 November 1846; Affidavit, 20 November 1846; Order, 20 November 1846; Supreme Court Judgment, 30 March 1848; Transcript of Court Records, Valentin Dubroca vs. Louis Favrot, 20 November 1846-30 March 1848, including: Copy of Writ of Fieri Facias, 4 November 1846; and Notice of Seizure, 4 November 1846
Pages of Related Documents:37

People Associated with Petition 20884519

Slaves:56
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse, Port Allen, Louisiana

  • Records of the Sixth Judicial District Court
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  • Document Number 834
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Processing Information

Record Created:9/10/1996
Record Final Edited:3/5/2004
Record Last Updated on:7/12/2006 12:20:00 PM