Petition #20784019


Elizabeth Drummond, a free woman of color, states that Jeremiah Drummond, her late husband, desired that she “be free from the claims ... of all the world” and thereby emancipated her in his will. She further represents that said will stipulated that she be given several hundred dollars during her widowhood. Elizabeth claims that James Overstreet, the executor of her husband's will, has taken money from her and refuses to pay her the said legacy. She asks that the terms of the will be enforced.

Result: Granted.

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