Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11486102 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Legislature of Tennessee
Filing Date:1861-June-27

General Petition Information

Abstract:Captain F. M. McNairy of the Tennessee Rangers reports that he "consulted every member of my company consisting of Seventy Six men, and they are unanimously in favor of allowing one Servant to each mess of eight men, and that officers of the Army shall be permitted to hire Such Servants ... as they may think proper." He further relates that said men "recommend the passage of a bill authorizing the Governor to receive and if necessary to impress the male free persons of color in the State of Tennessee in to the Service, to be distributed among the Several encampments to do Such menial Service as they might be Competent to perform."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11486102

People Associated with Petition 11486102

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 43-1861-1
  • Microfilm: Reel #21,

Processing Information

Record Created:10/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/22/2008 6:50:00 PM