Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11380109 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Charleston
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina To the honorable the President and other Members of the Senate of the State aforesaid, now met and sitting in General Assembly at Columbia
Filing Date:circa 1801

General Petition Information

Abstract:Amos Pilsbury, administrator of the estate of Edward Tash, seeks compensation for the slave Mary, who was convicted of arson by the Wardens of the City Council of Charleston in July 1798 and "executed shortly afterward." Mary, a slave belonging to said Tash, was worth three hundred dollars at the time of her death. Pilsbury represents that "neither the said Edward Tash in his life time, or your petitioner since the death of the said Edward Tash have received any payment, satisfaction or recompense for the said Negro Woman Mary."
Result:referred to Committee on Public Accounts
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Appraisement, John Ward, Intendant, 17 November 1801
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11380109

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

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1801 #129
  • Page: frames 530-33
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 530-33

Processing Information

Record Created:10/21/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/10/2008 5:00:00 PM