Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11480702 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Smith
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable gentlemen of the House of the general assembly
Filing Date:1807-October-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:Stephen Copland represents that "there was in the Course of last winter a Negro man killed on the Road ... by a Cherokee Indian who for Sd. Crime was Committed by me to Catharidge [Carthage] jail." Copland complains that he and his assistants have yet to receive compensation for "carying the sd. Indian to jail" and that their "only Redress now Lies in the breast of the honourable house of representatives."
Result:referred to Committee on Claims; $10 allowed
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11480702

People Associated with Petition 11480702

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

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number [10-1-1807]
  • Microfilm: Reel #3,

Processing Information

Record Created:11/1/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/18/2008 11:41:00 AM