Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381515 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Sumter
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of S. Carolina Sumter District} To the Honorable the President and the Honorable Members of the Senate of the State aforesaid
Filing Date:circa 1815

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert McFaddin seeks compensation for his slave, Sharper, who was convicted of rape but died in jail previous to "the time assigned for his execution." McFaddin, thusly "deprived of a Valuable property," prays that he be granted "such compensation in the premises as you will in your wisdom seem Just and equitable."
Result:referred to Claims Committee; granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sponsor: Matthew James, Senate, Clarendon District (1814-1817)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11381515

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 ND #1652
  • Page: frames 0181-82
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 0181-82

Processing Information

Record Created:1/26/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/6/2008 4:58:00 PM