Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20682719 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Superior court in and for said county
Filing Date:circa 1827

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas Baysmore states that, on 10 July 1826, the Inferior Court of Upson "did bind out to service to your petitioner" eight free people of color, ranging in age from eighteen to three years old, "until they individually arrived to the age of twenty one years." On 3 January 1827, John Keener and James Wallis "with force and arms &c broke and entered" into Baysmore's property and "seized took and drove" the eight free black apprentices from his house and "converted and dispose of the same to their own use And other rongs to your petitioner then and there did against the peace and dignity of said state to the damage of your petitioner two thousand dollars." Baysmore asks the court to summon Keener.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Sheriff's Return, 4 February 1827; Summons, John Keener, 31 January 1827
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20682719

Free Persons of Color:8
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Thomaston-Upson Archives

  • Records of the Superior Court
  • Document Number 21

Processing Information

Record Created:11/22/1999
Record Final Edited:4/12/2000
Record Last Updated on:10/24/2007 6:12:00 PM