Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382919 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Charleston
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable Speaker & other members of the House of Representatives
Filing Date:1829-November-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Cain, executor of the estate of Daniel Cain, seeks compensation for the loss of Frank, a slave belonging to the estate who was arrested and "charged with an attempt upon the life of his Master by administering Poison"; the Court of Magistrates and Freeholders found Frank guilty and he "was accordingly executed." The petitioner therefore prays, "in right of the children of his deceased Brother,” that he be allowed "such compensation as in your wisdom & justice you may deem him entitled to."
Result:granted, allowed $122.45
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11382921; Sponsor: Isaac Marion Dwight, House, St. John Berkeley (1826-1829)
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11382919

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1829 #100
  • Page: frames 1242-43
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1242-43

Processing Information

Record Created:11/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:6/3/2008 9:26:00 PM