Petition #20682109


William Jordan sues Nathaniel Perritt for slander, asking for $5,000 in compensation. Jordan claims that, since the time of his "nativity," he has maintained a reputation as a citizen in excellent standing in his community. However, Perritt has accused him of "harboring and Concealing runaway negro slaves." Specifically, Perritt accused Jordan of concealing his runaway slave, Sam. Jordan contends that this situation has tarnished his reputation and he seeks redress from the court.

Result: Granted.

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Repository: Jones County Courthouse, Gray, Georgia