Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382305 Details

State:South Carolina
Salutation:To the honorable President and members of the Senate of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1823-December-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:"The petition of the President and members of the Black Swamp Association" state that they associated themselves "for the purpose of enforceing the laws of this State, against the violators thereof; and for the better governing and managing negroes and other persons of colour, in conformity to a similar association established in Charleston, for a similar purpose." They note that they "have adopted a Constitution, Elected Officers, and made such other regulations as are necessary to carry into effect the objects of the said Institution." The petitioners therefore pray that an act be passed "to incorporate them."
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Sponsor: Benjamin Thompson, Senate, St. Peter Parish (1820-1823)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11382305

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1823 #147
  • Page: frames 327-29
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 327-329

Processing Information

Record Created:1/7/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:6/21/2008 12:55:00 PM