Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11481301 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Legislature of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:circa 1813

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas Blackney requests to emancipate Harriette and her three children -- twelve-year-old Frederick, seven-year-old John, and five-year-old Tobias. Blackney relates that "it was the earnest request of your Petitioners father in his lifetime that your petitioner should not treat the said Harriett as a Slave but raise her as one of the family and when she arive at full age to give her, her freedom which is now the wish of your Petitioner more especially as it was the last request of your Petitioners Deceas'd father."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11481301

People Associated with Petition 11481301

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 14-3-1813
  • Microfilm: Reel #4,

Processing Information

Record Created:11/1/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/13/2009 5:18:00 PM