Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20785220 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Floyd
Location Type:County
Filing Date:1852-April-7
Ending Date:circa 1858

General Petition Information

Abstract:George W. Mayo charges that William McReynolds and Drury B. Brown took William, an eleven-year-old free boy of color, "with force & arms illegely arested the said boy and took him out of the posesion of the Said plaintiff and detanese him from the plf as a slave." Mayo claims "that he was entiteld to the Servises of Said boy till he was twenty one years of age." Mayo seeks monetary damages from McReynolds and Brown in the amount of five hundred dollars.
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:PARs #20785218, #20785219, #20785221, #20785222, #20785223
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20785220

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

Citation Information

Repository: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Document Number 188
  • Box: 2

Processing Information

Record Created:11/17/1995
Record Final Edited:10/13/2000
Record Last Updated on:7/11/2006 10:54:00 AM