Petition #20684007


David Wolfe states that he purchased a slave, Sely, twenty-three years of age, for $625 from Joseph Woods and Charles Hatcher, slave traders. Wolfe states that the slave was afflicted with a venereal disease or the "bad disorder" and died five months after the sale. Wolfe asserts that during her illness, he incurred medical expenses amounting to $1,000 for the care of the slave. He charges the defendants with fraud and seeks $1,000 in damages.

Result: Partially granted.

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Repository: Richmond County Records Retention Center, Augusta, Georgia