Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11382921 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the President and other honorable members of the Senate of South Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1829

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 making 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 think him entitled to."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of the Record of Court of Justices and Freeholders, St. John Parish, State v. Negro Frank, 12 March 1829; see PAR #11382919; Sponsor: John Norvelle Davis, Senate, St. James Goose Creek Parish (1816-1835)
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11382921

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 #1847
  • Page: frames 1238-41
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1238-41

Processing Information

Record Created:1/21/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:6/3/2008 9:30:00 PM