Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381907 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Sumter
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable, the Speaker & Representatives of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1819-November-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Vaughn explains that he "removed with Twelve of his Negroes to the Alabama Territory, on the 2nd Decr 1818; his minor son remained in South Carolina where he served "as his agent." Vaughn states that his said son "neglected to make a return to the Tax Collector, in the time prescribed by Law, in consequence of which failure, he was double Taxed on his Negroes remaining in this state & on his Land & treble taxed on the Twelve Negroes removed to the Western Country." Citing that he paid taxes on said slaves in Alabama, the petitioner asks that he be credited $17.35, "the usual tax on said property."
Result:referred to Ways and Means Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11381906; Sponsor: William R. Theus, House, Claremont District (1818-1819)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11381907

Slaves:0
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 1819 #122
  • Page: frames 919-20
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 919-20

Processing Information

Record Created:11/2/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/28/2008 8:35:00 AM