Petition #20686216


James D. and Thomas H. Harrison, heirs of Simmons Harrison, who died intestate, seek the appointment by the court of commissioners to see to the proper division of the slaves belonging to the estate. There are eleven slaves: Hall, Dave, Isham, Washington, Howard, Jane, Caroline, Ann, Frances, Mary, and Harriet. The petitioners also seek the appointment of guardians for two heirs, orphans of Simmons Harrison's deceased daughter, who are minor children.

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Repository: Georgia Department of Archives and History, Atlanta, Georgia