Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11583809 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:circa 1838

General Petition Information

Abstract:Edmund J. Carter, a free man of color, arrived in Texas in January 1837. He asks to "enjoy unmolested the privileges of a citizen" and to hold land and other property in his own name.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PARs #11583810, #11583811
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11583809

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:7/14/1996
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/8/2007 3:48:00 PM