Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20586004 Details

State:Florida
Location:Marion
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honble. Benj. A. Putnam Judge of the circuit court for the Eastern circuit of Florida in chancery sitting (PUTNAM, Benjamin A.)
Filing Date:1860-September-11
Ending Date:1860-September-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:William B. Watkins petitions that his business partner Robert H. Tate be restrained from selling or removing from the county any assets or property belonging to the partnership. Watkins also asks that Tate be subpoenaed to answer charges of failure to abide by the indenture of the partnership. He maintains that Tate did not "feed his hands and horses as provided and stipulated in said indenture." He further charges that Tate "failed utterly" in his job as overseer and the crop that he was responsible for failed.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:11
Related Documents:Order, 6 September 1860; Amended Bill, William B. Watkins, 17 October 1860; Deposition, Ira H. Harden, 9 May 1861; Decree, 7 January 1861
Pages of Related Documents:9

People Associated with Petition 20586004

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

Citation Information

Repository: Marion County Courthouse, Ocala, Florida

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Chancery Case Files
  • Document Number 4
  • Microfilm: reel # 1,

Processing Information

Record Created:12/19/1995
Record Final Edited:2/29/2000
Record Last Updated on:2/17/2008 3:46:00 PM