Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11583806 Details

State:Texas
Location:Red River
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled
Filing Date:1838-February-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-two "inhabitants of the County of Red River" support the application of Emanuel Carter, "a free born man of Colour" from Tennessee, to remain in Texas and have his property protected. The petitioners consider Carter to be “a well disposed, honest and industrious man, fully competent to discharge, truly and faithfully, any of the privileges of citizenship which the honorable Congress may think proper to grant him."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Affidavit, James Graham, 26 February 1838; see PAR #1158308
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11583806

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Texas State Library-Archives Division, Austin, Texas

  • Records of the Legislature, Memorials and Petitions
  • Record Group: 100

Processing Information

Record Created:7/14/1996
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/8/2007 3:38:00 PM