Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11379003 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina To the Honorable Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives of the said State
Filing Date:1790-January-19

General Petition Information

Abstract:Seventy-four "Inhabitants of Georgetown" represent that they "find the Laws already made for the regulation of the said Town to be very defective." In particular, they request that "Negroes be prevented from Galloping Horses &c through the Streets of the said Town"; that "every person whatever be prevented from Trading with negro slaves or retailing Spiritous Liquors to them on board of vessels with the Harbour of Georgetown"; and that "every person be prevented from Trading with Negro and other Slaves within the Rivers of the said District."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:See PAR #11379002
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11379003

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 1790 #19
  • Page: frames 824-27
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 824-27

Processing Information

Record Created:10/19/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/26/2008 12:45:00 PM