The National Archives
Atlanta Regional Archives Branch;
Record Group # 21
Molyneaux v. Floyd et.al 1827, C2 Southern Dist. of Ga. U.S.
Circuit Court Savannah, GA. B57/14 49
This is a list of 167
slaves from General Francis Hopkins
1827 Estate. I [Dave Hopkins] received a copy from The
National Archives Atlanta Regional Archives Branch. However, it was copied
on 8x11 paper not legal size paper so the last few lines of each page are
cut off. They are now sending me the entire case, not just the slave
This is a lawsuit
against Dr. Thomas Spalding Hopkins fatherís
estate (General Francis Hopkins) who died in 1821.
The case was resolved in 1827. Case summary: 122 slaves were sold to
George Atkinson for $ 5,000. They were appraised for $50,000.
All of the slaves were then given back to the heirs of Gen.
Francis Hopkins including Dr. Thomas Spalding
Hopkins. The bank of Darien was suing the Executor of the
estate, General John Floyd.
Hopkins] ancestor Randal Hopkins was born about 1829.
This list would include his father, mother, brothers and sisters.