Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11384503 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Abbeville
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the Legislature of the State of South Carolina
Filing Date:1845-November-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Burton seeks compensation for a slave, Abel, who was convicted of "the offence of a Rape on a white Girl by the name of Susan Fife." Burton states that "in pursuance of said sentence he was hung till he was dead, whereby your Petitioner has entirely lost his said slave."
Result:referred to Claims Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Certificate, Thomas Roberts, 12 November 1845; Affidavit, Samuel Cochran, 13 November 1845; Sponsor: Thomas Chiles Perrin, House, Abbeville District (1842-1845)
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11384503

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 1845 #29
  • Page: frames 1285-87
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1285-87

Processing Information

Record Created:1/27/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/15/2008 11:22:00 AM