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Re: the mother of mothers
In Response To: Re: the mother of mothers ()

DIGITIAL LIBRARY ON AMERICAN SLAVERY

Petition 20882406 Details
Location: St. Landry, Louisiana
Salutation: To the Honorable the Judge of the District Court in and for
the Parish of St. Landry (, )
Filing Court and Date: District, 1824-March-18
Ending Court and Date: District, 1824-May-21

General Petition Information

Abstract: Eulalie Simon and her husband, Michel Papillon, free people of color, petition to recover a debt from Charles Simon, also a free person of color. Charles borrowed $716.14 from Eulalie on 22 November 1822, providing a mortgage on a tract of land in the "Grand Prairie of Opelousas" as security. While Charles has paid one installment of the debt, he has "wholly refused to pay" the remaining $616.14. Therefore, Eulalie asks that Charles be condemned to repay the debt and that the mortgaged land be
seized and sold to satisfy the debt.

Result: granted

# of Petition Pages: 4
Related Documents: Judgment, 21 May 1824
Pages of Related Documents: 1

People Associated with Petition 20882406
Slaves: 0
Free Persons of Color: 3
Defendants: 1
Petitioners: 2

Citation Information
Repository: St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, Louisiana

Records of the Fifth Judicial District Court
Record Group:
Document Number 845
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Processing Information
Transcribed?: No
Book Edition?: No
Record Created: 10/5/1996
Record Final Edited: 3/30/2004
Record Last Updated on: 12/20/2005 10:27:00 AM


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