Petition #20881988


François Allain, a free man of color, claims that he was the "true and sole owner" of a thirty-year-old male slave, a "griffe" named Regis, who was "illegally & wrongfully" killed the previous year by Colonel Robert Young. Allain therefore prays that Young be made to pay him $2,000 in compensation for the loss.

Result: Denied; appealed; upheld.

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Repository: University of New Orleans