Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20285604 Details

State:Arkansas
Location:Phillips
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon, A.G. Underwood Judge of said Court (UNDERWOOD, A.G.)
Filing Date:1856-January-31
Ending Date:circa 1856

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sarah W. Grant, administratrix of the late Henry Grant's estate, asks that the slaves be kept together rather than hired out separately, because some of them are still quite young. Toward this end, she asks the court that she have full control over the slaves, rather than hiring them out per the commissioners' suggestion.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:PARs #20285703, #20285712, #20285802; Inventory of the Estate of Henry M. Grant and Appraisal, 20 November 1855
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 20285604

Slaves:7
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Phillips County Courthouse, Helena, Arkansas

  • Records of the Probate Court
  • Folder: 1810 Courthouse, 1841-1861

Processing Information

Record Created:9/10/1996
Record Final Edited:6/22/1999
Record Last Updated on:3/20/2008 11:12:00 AM