Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20185813 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Mobile
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Chancellor of the Southern Chancery Division of the State of Alabama
Filing Date:1858-November-2
Ending Date:1858-November-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:John H. Woodcock, physician, sues Peacham Alford and his wife E. H. Alford for payment of services and medicines rendered to them and to their slaves. Woodcock informs the court that Peacham is insolvent, but E. H. has her own separate estate which includes slaves and personal property. He asks the court to allow him to attach the debt to a mulatto woman named Noah or Naomie and a carriage valued at about $700. Woodcock prays that the court will allow him to seize this property to satisfy his debt.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:Copy of Bill for Medical Services, John H. Woodcock, 2 November 1858; Affidavit, John H. Woodcock, 2 November 1858
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 20185813

Slaves:6
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:2
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: University of South Alabama Archives, Mobile, Alabama

  • Records of the Chancery Court
  • Document Number 2228

Processing Information

Record Created:11/20/1995
Record Final Edited:11/30/2001
Record Last Updated on:7/3/2007 5:26:00 PM