Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11378504 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina To the Honorable John Fauchereaud [sic] Grimke Esq. and the rest of the Members of the Honourable the House of Assembly or Representatives (FAUCHERAUD, John)
Filing Date:1785-October-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Fifteen residents St. James Santee Parish "present as a Grievance, that Patroons of Schooners and other small Craft are allowed (as they pass and repass up down our Rivers) to Trade, Traffick, Barter, and Sell to, and with Negroes, to the great Prejudice of their Owners and a Manifest hurt to the fair Traders in our City." They "therefore wish that all Fines and forfeitures may be Recovered in a Summary way, and paid into the public Treasury of this State to be appropriated in such Manner as our Legislature may see fit."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11378504

People Associated with Petition 11378504

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1785 #100
  • Page: frames 822-23
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 822-23

Processing Information

Record Created:10/19/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/20/2008 2:56:00 PM