Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382311 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Edgefield
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honourable president and members of the Senate of So Carolina
Filing Date:1823-November-25

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Ryan, "being far advanced in life," is desirous to emancipate his "aged and faithful female Slave of good Character of the name of Sophia." Ryan reports that Sophia, "the mother of Eleven children nine of whom are at this time field Hands," has performed "faithful Servises" and that he wishes "to provide a Comfortable maintainance for her during the remainder of her life." He further promises to "act as Guardian during his life and will at His Death leave in the hands of his Executors or Some other Trustee a Sufficiency for her Support During her Life."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11382311

People Associated with Petition 11382311

Slaves:1
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 1823 #139
  • Page: frames 617-18
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 617-18

Processing Information

Record Created:1/7/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:6/28/2008 6:02:00 PM