Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382509 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable, the Members of the Legislature of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1825-December-1

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert Bentham, Joseph Winthrop, and Arthur Parker, "attornies of John Parker, Junr.," report that John Parker, "in consequence of the Extreme ill state of his Health," sailed to Great Britain, taking with him a fourteen-year-old slave named Elizabeth. The petitioners represent that the said Elizabeth "is exceedingly anxious to Return to her Family & Connexions, all of whom are the property of her Master, the said John Parker, Jr." They therefore pray "that a Special Act might be passed allowing the Said Parker Junr the privilege of again bringing within the Limits of the State, the slave alluded to in this Petition."
Result:referred to Judiciary Committee
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Sponsor: Henry Deas, Senate, St. Philip and St. Michael (1824-1835)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11382509

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 1825 #124
  • Page: frames 784-87
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 784-87

Processing Information

Record Created:1/13/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:9/9/2008 2:19:00 PM