Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11483330 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Davidson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the members of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:1833-October-31

General Petition Information

Abstract:William G. Harding, the guardian of the only child of the late William Harding, asks permission to sell Maria and her six children to Texas-bound Daniel Maurice Harding, owner of Maria's husband. The petitioner states that he "believes it would be to the interest of the infant to make the sale," as "the whole family are an Expense." Harding further reveals that "the said family of children are not healthy and two of them are afflicted one with white swelling and the other with scrofula."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Copy of Court Order, October 1833
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11483330

Slaves:7
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 250-1833-1-3
  • Microfilm: Reel #13,

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/11/2009 12:21:00 PM