Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11380905 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the President and Members of the Senate of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1809

General Petition Information

Abstract:Timothy Barton seeks compensation for his slave named Jack, who "was arrested for wounding and maiming a white man by the name of William Fairey, and by a Court of Justices and freeholders was tried for his life and was sentenced to be executed for the Same." Citing that Jack was valued at $400 before his death, the petitioner "prays your Honorable body to make such provision for his Indemnity as you may think him entitled to."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sponsor: Benjamin Hart, Senate, St. Mathew and Orange districts (1804-1809), Orange District (1810-1813), Lexington District (1828-1833); see PAR #11380903
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11380905

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 ND #1705
  • Page: frames 1125-26
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1125-26

Processing Information

Record Created:9/22/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/16/2008 5:27:00 PM