Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21379601 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District
Salutation:To the Honorable John Mathews & Hugh Rutledge Esquires Judges of the Court of Equity in the State aforesaid (MATHEWS, John)
Filing Date:1796-June-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:Daniel Flud prays for permission to sell "a Plantation containing about fourteen hundred acres & Situate on Johns Island." The property is part of a trust estate brought to the marriage by his wife, the former Elizabeth Stanyerne Mathews. The petitioner reports that he is "possessed of other Lands more valuable, and not Negroes enough to cultivate them." He proposes that the proceeds from the sale be invested in "the purchase of Negroes."
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:PARs #21382723, #21385043; Trustees' Consent and Recommendation, ca. 22 June 1796
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 21379601

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

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Processing Information

Record Created:1/14/1998
Record Final Edited:11/30/2002
Record Last Updated on:9/22/2005 11:40:00 AM