Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11379508 Details

State:South Carolina
Salutation:To the honorable the Speaker and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1795-December-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Adams recounts that in 1792 he "had the misfortune of having a valuable Negroe man (which was appraised at Eighty pounds ...) shot by a Party of Militia in pursuit of some runaways." He reports that he sent "the papers respecting the Same to the Legislature" but that his request was "rejected, as his demand came not under the Sanction of the Law." Adams requests "that your honorable house will reconsider his Case."
Result:referred to Committee on Accounts
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11379509
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11379508

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1795 #76
  • Page: frames 0084-85
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 0084-85

Processing Information

Record Created:10/20/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/4/2008 11:09:00 AM