Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11681808 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Virga
Filing Date:1818-December-10
Ending Date:1821-January-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:In the winter of 1817, a slave belonging to Charles Huffman stabbed another slave and was arrested by the justice of the peace. While in jail, the slave "became grievously frost-bitten," and later died. The owner seeks compensation.
Result:rejected; reported
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:List of Subscribers, ca. 1818; Statement, Martin Fishback, 30 November 1820; Certificate, Peter B. Bowen, 29 November 1820
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 11681808

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions

Processing Information

Record Created:11/16/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/17/2009 5:42:00 PM