Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11378308 Details

State:South Carolina
Salutation:To the Honorable the Speaker & House of Representatives of the State of S. Carolina.
Filing Date:1783-August-5

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joshua Lockwood represents that he delivered "a Cargo of Goods to the amount of about Six Thousand Pounds Sterling; which got up Safe to Pon Pon without fee or reward" during the American Revolution in 1782. During his return trip "one of his negroes fell overboard and was unfortunately drown'd, which Slave cannot be replaced for a Hundred Pounds Sterling; which loss your petitioner prays the Honorable House may take into consideration, and allow him what they think mete for his loss."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Sworn Oath, Richard Besley, 5 August 1783; see PAR #11378501
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11378308

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Records of Comptroller General Accounts Audited for Revolutionary Services
  • Document Number AA #4635
  • Page: frames 992-93
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 992-93

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/20/2008 2:28:00 PM