Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11383002 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Lexington
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the honourable the President and other members of the Senate of South Carolina
Filing Date:1830-November-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:Michael Sulton represents that he was "the owner of a negro man named June who was charged with the crime of Rape on a white woman." He further states that said slave was "found guilty of said charge & sentence of Death pronounced on him." Noting that "June was executed on the 15th of January 1830," Sulton prays that he be allowed "such compensation as your honorable body may deem meet." The court "appraised and Valued" June at $122.45.
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of Record of the Court of Justices and Freeholders, Lexington District, State v. June, a Negro man, 4 January 1830; Certificate of Execution, 5 November 1830; Sponsor: Benjamin Hart, Senate, St. Matthew and Orange (1804-1809), Orange Distict (1810-1813), Lexington District (1828-1833)
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11383002

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 1830 #125
  • Page: frames 640-43
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 640-43

Processing Information

Record Created:1/26/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2008 6:47:00 AM