Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10186001 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Henry
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Senate + House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in general assembly Convened
Filing Date:1860-February-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:Harris Hays of Henry County served as an "agent" to halt the spread of smallpox during the epidemic of early 1859. He procured two slaves to work as nurses to treat the sick. One was his own slave; the other was a slave from Florida. He seeks $200 as compensation for the "hire of the said two nurses."
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Summary of Report of Committee on Accounts and Claims, ca. 1860; Affidavit, M. A. Rutherford, et al., 20 January 1860
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 10186001

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

Citation Information

Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

  • Records of the Alabama Secretary of State, Legislative Bills and Resolutions
  • Box: 1859-1860

Processing Information

Record Created:9/7/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/23/2007 5:03:00 PM