Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381903 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Colleton
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina Colleton District} To the honorable the Speaker & other members of the house of Representatives of the said State
Filing Date:1819-December-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Edwin Chipman reports that "Judy, a free coloured woman late of the District" died in 1817, "leaving two illegitimate children, namely Trim, who is a Slave, & Isaac Field who is free." Chipman further states that Judy "died possessed of certain personal property, which, by the laws of this State is escheated." The petitioner, who serves as guardian for twenty-five-year-old Isaac, "humbly prays that your honorable body will pass an act to vest in the said Isaac Field the said personal property which was of the said Judy."
Result:referred to Ways and Means Committee; discharged; referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11381913
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11381903

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:2
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 1819 #107
  • Page: frames 294-295
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 294-295

Processing Information

Record Created:10/28/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/27/2008 10:16:00 AM