Petition #20585816


John P. Lockey, guardian of the children of James M. Long, deceased, asks the court to appoint commissioners to divide the slaves of the estate equally among the heirs. The plaintiff states that the deceased, during his lifetime, deeded his slaves and land to his children, reserving "the right of possession & enjoyment" but desired upon his death to have his estate "equally divided between his children share & share alike."

Result: Granted.

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Repository: Jackson County Courthouse, Marianna, Florida