Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381102 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Edgefield
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the President and Members of the Senate of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1811-November-27

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas Key seeks compensation for his slave Dave, who was tried on the charge "of suspicious caracter and of being concerned and knowing to an insurrection"; Dave was "found guilty and executed pursuant to the sentence of said Court." Arguing that "said negroe man was not taken in actual rebellion," Key prays that "he may be allowed compensation for said negroe."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sponsor, Samuel Mays, Senate, Edgefield District (1806-1813)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11381102

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 1811 #142
  • Page: frames 709-10
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 709-10

Processing Information

Record Created:9/29/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:4/8/2008 8:39:00 AM