Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11378602 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Camden
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:[To the House of Represen]tatives of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1786

General Petition Information

Abstract:Five hundred residents of Camden District contend "That a Sufficient check has not been put to the Importation of Negro Slaves, altho it appears evident that has allways thrown the ballance of Trade against, has drained us of our Cash, and prevented the increase of Population, and growth of Manufactures." The petitioners assert that "This is a grievance which we conceive ought to be speedily remedied."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:7
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11378602

People Associated with Petition 11378602

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1786 #57
  • Page: frames 745-51
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 745-51

Processing Information

Record Created:10/19/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/28/2008 11:20:00 AM