Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11483103 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:circa 1831

General Petition Information

Abstract:Eighty-eight residents of Washington County represent that seventy-seven-year-old Elias Jones, a free man of color, is a "peaceable Industrious and Honest" man known for his honesty and integrity. They therefore "pray your honorable body to pass a law Enabling him to prove his accounts as Other Citizens of this State by his Own Oath."
Result:reported "unreasonable"
# of Petition Pages:6
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11483103

People Associated with Petition 11483103

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 10-1831-1-3
  • Microfilm: Reel #11,

Processing Information

Record Created:1/12/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/25/2009 12:35:00 PM