Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382109 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Laurens
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1821

General Petition Information

Abstract:Allen Kelley, a free person of color and a blacksmith by trade, states that "he purchased in the year 1821 his son George a Slave for whom he paid the Sum of Six hundred and four dollars." Kelley prays that he be granted "permission to indulge in so humane and desireable an object in manumitting & setting free his said son George Kelley."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Certificate, John Garlington, et al., n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11382109

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:1
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 #1868
  • Page: frames 188-90
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 188-90

Processing Information

Record Created:1/4/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/25/2008 5:56:00 PM