Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11482515 Details

Salutation:To the Honorable the house of the Legislature of the State of Tennessee now in Session
Filing Date:circa 1825

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert Miller and Burrel G. White "humbly represent that we wish that the free people of colour be restricted in this way That is, that we wish that they be not subject to military duty at all and that they be taxed as high as Slaves and that they be prohibited from voting in any election whatever and that they ought to have a guardian to direct their conduct."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11482515

People Associated with Petition 11482515

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 181-1825-1
  • Microfilm: Reel #9,

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/13/2009 5:20:00 PM