Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20680005 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Greene
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honb the Inf Court of Greene County
Filing Date:1800-December-16
Ending Date:1802-June

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Powers presents that, by a special agreement in writing dated February of the current year 1800, Robert Greensmith faithfully promised to "overlook" his slaves to the best advantage of his plantation. Powers alleges that Greensmith neglected his business and "undertaking," thus causing him damages "to the amount of three hundred dollars." Powers asks for relief.
Result:denied; appealed; reversed
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sheriff's Return, 17 December 1800; Court Records, January 1801, June 1801, January 1802; Jury Verdict, June 1802; Appeal, June 1802; Jury Verdict and Court Ruling, September 1803
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20680005

Slaves:5
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Greene County Courthouse, Greensboro, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Record Book 1803-1806
  • Page: 100-103; 360-362; 498-502

Processing Information

Record Created:1/24/1996
Record Final Edited:3/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/9/2006 10:21:00 AM