Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11380701 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Colleton
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of South Carolina in General Assembly
Filing Date:1807-December-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:William McCants seeks compensation for the slave Daniel, who was killed "by the falling of a tree" while working on a public road. Lamenting that he has sustained "heavy damage in the loss” of said slave," McCants trusts in "the liberality of your honorable body" and prays that he will be granted "such relief as in Your Wisdom Shall be thought proper."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Deposition, William Brown, 17 November 1807; Deposition, William McCants, 17 November 1807
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11380701

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 1807 #124
  • Page: frames 0145-147
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 0145-147

Processing Information

Record Created:10/22/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/16/2008 5:55:00 PM