Menifee vs. Hedge, et al. papers, 1853

Descriptive Summary

Title
Menifee vs. Hedge, et al. papers, 1853
Creator
Menifee, Jonas N,
Extent
.1 cubic ft. (109 l.)
Subjects
Duval, Alvin, 1813-
Hedge, Peter, respondent.
Menifee, Jonas N, complainant.
Webb, William Crittenden.
Slavery--Kentucky--Bourbon County.
Court records--Kentucky--Bourbon County.
Slaves.
Slaveholders.
Bourbon County (Ky.)--History
Arrangement
Arrangement not apparent.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
This was an 1853 lawsuit to determine legal ownership of slaves. It was tried before Judge Alvin Duval in Bourbon (County) Circuit Court.
Scope and Content
This is a photocopy of what appears to be a manuscript copy of a set of court documents in the case of Jonas N. Menifee vs. Peter Hedge, et al.

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