Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11381913 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:State of South Carolina Colleton District} To the honorable the President and other members of the Senate 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, and 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 enable the said Isaac Field to inherit the said personal property which was of the said Judy."
Result:referred to Judiciary Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11381903
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11381913

Free Persons of Color:2
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number ND #1800
  • Page: frames 292-93
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 292-293

Processing Information

Record Created:10/12/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/27/2008 10:20:00 AM