Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11379403 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:South Carolina Marlborough County} To the Honble the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives
Filing Date:1794-December-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas Bingham represents that in 1776 "a negro man slave named Toney the property of your petitioner was tried and executed agreeable to Law for Commiting a rape on the body of a white woman." Bingham further asserts that "a certificate of his appraisment and Execution were placed in the hands of Gen Tristram Thomas to return to the Auditors office but he unfortunately lost the Same." The petitioner therefore prays that his case be considered and that he be granted "such relief as in your Wisdom shall seem meet."
Result:referred to Committee of Accounts
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavits, Tristram Thomas, 10 November 1794, 12 December 1794; see PAR #11379404; a Brigadier General of the Ninth Brigade (ca. 1794-1804), Tristram Thomas fought in the American Revolution, and served in the South Carolina Senate representing St. David Parish (1783), Marlboro, Chesterfield, and Darlington (1794-1797)
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11379403

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 1794 #191
  • Page: frames 467-71
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 467-71

Processing Information

Record Created:10/20/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/1/2008 12:44:00 PM