Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382916 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Georgetown
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1829

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Coachman seeks compensation for his slave, Charles Prioleau, who was "tried by a Court of Magistrates and Freeholders, for attempting to raise an insurrection among the slaves of this State, and condemned to be hanged." He further notes that "the said Court, subsequent to the passing of Sentence on the said Negro, but prior to his Execution, appraised and valued him" at $122.45. Coachman therefore prays that he be granted $122.45, "being the amount at which the said Court valued and appraised the said Negro."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:See PARs #11382901, #11382906, #11382907, #11382908, #11382909, #11382910, #11382914, #11382915; Copy of Record, Court of Justices and Freeholders, 17 September 1829
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11382916

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 ND #1795
  • Page: frames 746-48
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 746-48

Processing Information

Record Created:1/1/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/29/2008 10:38:00 AM