Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11583808 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Arriving in Texas in December 1835, Emanuel Carter took up residence in Red River County. He states that he can prove that he emigrated "at the time above" and that he is a free man of color. Declaring that "he has been a faithful and well disposed subject of the laws of the Country, " Carter therefore prays that an act be passed to permit him "to enjoy, unmolested, the privileges of a citisen so far as to be protected by the laws of the country, and to hold land and other property in his own name."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:See PAR #11583806
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11583808

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

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the Legislature, Memorials and Petitions
  • Record Group: 100
  • Box: 8
  • Folder: 1

Processing Information

Record Created:6/26/1996
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/8/2007 3:45:00 PM