Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382409 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:South Carolina York District} To the Honorable the Speaker and other members of the House of Representatives
Filing Date:circa 1824

General Petition Information

Abstract:Susannah Thatcher states that "some time in March last a rape was committed on her by a negro man named Jessee the property of J L Boyd, which negro was tried & convicted & punished with death." She further asserts that the Court of Magistrates and Freeholders ordered that one-half of the slave's value be paid to her. Thatcher therefore prays "the payment thereof by your Honbl Body."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sponsor: Thomas Williams Jr., House, York District (1820-1828, 1830-1831, 1834-1835)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11382409

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number ND #556
  • Page: frames 1165-66
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, 1165-66

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:7/9/2008 4:51:00 PM