Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11379411 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina To the Honorable the Speaker & members of the house of representatives
Filing Date:1794-December-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:The “Directors & Stockholders" of the Santee Canal Company seek the passage of an act to exempt the "large number of negroes at a very great expence" who are "actually employed in their service on the proposed Canal between Santee & Cooper rivers" from being "compelled under heavy penalties to work on the high roads in the Parishes of St. Stephen's & St. John's."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11379314
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11379411

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 #62
  • Page: frames 697-98
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 697-98

Processing Information

Record Created:10/19/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/24/2008 3:49:00 PM