Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382911 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Colleton
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the President and Members of the Senate of the State of So Carolina
Filing Date:1829-October-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Dr. Richard Jones represents that “in November last” a female slave named Eave, "the property of your petitioner," was "convicted of the offence of administering poison, and by a regularly constituted Court of Freeholders was sentenced to suffer death." Noting that said "sentence has been put in execution," Jones "prays payment for the value of the said slave." The court "Appraised and valued the said Negro Woman named Eve at one Hundred Dollars."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of Record of the Court of Justices and Freeholders, Colleton District, State v. Eve, a Negro woman, 20 November 1828; Certificate of Execution, 20 December 1828; Sponsor: Simon Verdier, Senate, St. Bartholomew (1823-1829, 1838-1841)
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11382911

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 1829 #102
  • Page: frames 623-27
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 623-27

Processing Information

Record Created:1/1/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/20/2008 6:01:00 PM