Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11484301 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:[T]o the Legislature of the State of Tennessee now in session
Filing Date:1843-October-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:Eighty-one citizens of Haywood County urge "the necessity of passing some Bill making provisions for the payment of all slaves that are executed within this state for capital crimes and misdemeanors, and would suggest the assessment of a small tax upon all slaves of certain ages for the purpose of raising the aforesaid funds so to be applied so as that no owner should receive more than two thirds of his value."
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Copied List of Subscribers to Original 1842 Petition, ca. 1843
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11484301

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 19-1842-1,2
  • Microfilm: Reel #16,

Processing Information

Record Created:2/3/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/10/2009 11:30:00 AM