Petition #20680004


Molsey Jones accuses John D'Antignac of damaging her reputation, by accusing her of "keeping a bawdy house, or house of ill fame." Jones interprets his words as meaning "that your petitioner was not only a whore but kept a house to bring whores a Negroes together." She asks that D'Antignac be summoned to answer charges of trespass and defamation, and to pay $5,000 for damages to her reputation.

Result: Partially granted; appealed; affirmed.

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Repository: Richmond County Courthouse, Augusta, Georgia