Petition #20482901


Walter T. Brooke seeks to settle a slave title dispute with his mother, Lucy Brooke, and other heirs of the Walter D. Brooke estate. He claims to be entitled to "certain negro slaves," who were in the possession of Walter D. Brooke's mother, Ann Brooke, now deceased. The slaves are currently held by Lucy Brooke. The petitioner prays that the court will appoint commissioners to divide the slaves according to the interests of the parties.

Result: Granted.

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Repository: National Archives, Washington, D. C.