Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11484204 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Williamson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the members of the honorable Assembly of the state of Tennessee (BOSTICK, Richard W. H.)
Filing Date:1842-January-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Four citizens, "a portion of the citizens of Middle Tennessee," seek "an alteration & amendment of the law on patrol, to render it effective & operative, in the state, if not exemplary to other states; to guard & protect the liberties & rights of property, secured under the Constitution of the federal union, to the states; & preserve the power & weight of influence, of their representatives in the halls of the Congress of the United States."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:n.a., Preface, 13 December 1841, A system of patrol, ca. 1841; Revisal of the patrol law, ca. 1841
Pages of Related Documents:9

People Associated with Petition 11484204

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 24-1842-1-7
  • Microfilm: Reel #16,

Processing Information

Record Created:8/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/8/2009 7:44:00 PM