Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11682509 Details

State:Virginia
Location:Brunswick
Location Type:County
Salutation:to the general Assembly of Va being Assembled
Filing Date:1825-December-19
Ending Date:1826-January-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:In 1812, William T. Pennington sent Martha Pennington, who is insane, to live with her mother Elizabeth Mason. He also sent along a "Negro lad to Asist her in living." In 1823, the mother sent her lunatic daughter back, and William commits her to a hospital. He notes that he has raised and educated Martha's four children, and asks for the legislature to pay him for his services.
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Certificate, George Mason, 12 October 1825; Affidavit, Washington Weston, ca. 1825
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11682509

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

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions

Processing Information

Record Created:11/21/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:4/27/2009 8:57:00 PM