Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381204 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Williamsburgh
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the President and Members of the Senate, of the State of South Carolina, at Columbia assembled
Filing Date:1812-November-16

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Mathews and William Lester, executors of the estate of Isaac Mathews, seek compensation for "a valuable young negro man drowned in Black River, on the day the said negro attended to do public work on the said river." The petitioners "Pray that your Honorable body would take this their humble Petition into consideration, and grant to the heirs of the said Isaac Mathews such compensation, for said negro, as in your wisdom and justice shall seem equitable."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavit, William Wilson, 17 November 1812; Affidavit, John Fulton, William Wilson, John Scott, 17 November 1812; Certificate, R. Witherspoon, 16 November 1812; Certificate, William M. Barns, 9 October 1813; see PARs #11379902, #11379904, #113781103, #11381104, #11382003, #11382004; Sponsor: James Campbell, Senate, Prince George Winyah and Williamsburg (1808-1809), Williamsburg (1810-1812, 1818-1824)
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11381204

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1812 #108
  • Page: frames 0165-70
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 0165-170

Processing Information

Record Created:10/22/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/24/2008 4:37:00 PM