Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11385602 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Charleston
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To The Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:circa 1856

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-three members of the Brotherly Association of Charleston, an organization of free persons of color, seek an act of incorporation "with power to hold and possess real and personal estate to the amount of Ten Thousand dollars." The petitioners report that "they have with their contributions purchased a Tract of land in the vicinity of the City of Charleston and laid the same off as a burial ground for themselves and others who may join them."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #21386702; Clipping, Charleston COURIER, 20 August 1856
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11385602

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:21
Defendants:0
Petitioners:21
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1856 #13
  • Page: frames 421-23
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 421-423

Processing Information

Record Created:10/17/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/1/2008 8:06:00 PM