Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11482109 Details

Salutation:To the Honourable the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:1821-September-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Confessing that her husband David's "treatment became so intolarable that I Could not Stay with him any longer," Mary Logue seeks a divorce. She discloses that "he not only abused my person very frequently by pulling my hair and Draging me about the house by it but [threatened] to take my Life and would go to bed with Negro women." Mary, believing it not safe to stay with him, abandoned "his house and went to my Fathers whare I have Resided Ever Since and Since I have left my husbond ... still Continued in his wickedness as bad as ever." The petitioner therefore prays that she be granted a divorce.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:List of Subscribers, ca. 1821
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11482109

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 82-1821-1,2
  • Microfilm: Reel #7,

Processing Information

Record Created:8/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/10/2008 8:29:00 AM