Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11481501 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Davidson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable General Assembly now Setting in Nashville
Filing Date:1815-October-21

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-five petitioners request that Sherwood Brian, a free man of color, be granted the privileges of citizenship "in every respect as if he Were a White man."
Result:Senate: read and laid on table
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11481501

People Associated with Petition 11481501

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 65-1815-1
  • Microfilm: Reel #5,

Processing Information

Record Created:11/1/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/18/2008 2:55:00 PM