Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11380007 Details

State:South Carolina
Salutation:To the Honourable Genl. Assembly at Columbia The Session for the year of our Lord 1800
Filing Date:circa 1800

General Petition Information

Abstract:Leroy Beuford seeks compensation for a slave named John who was convicted and executed for poisoning. Beuford believes that "he has Not Justice Done Him." Related documents contain the testimony of several slaves that detail John's acts of conjuring and suspected poisoning.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Fragment of Depositions and Court Summary, n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11380007

Slaves:9
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:7

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1800 #174
  • Page: frames 921-25
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 921-25

Processing Information

Record Created:10/21/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/7/2008 9:04:00 AM