Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10583301 Details

State:Florida
Salutation:To His Excellency the Governor and to the Honorable the Legislative Council of Florida
Filing Date:1833-December-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:In 1832, Stephen, a slave belonging to the estate of Duncan McRae of Tomoka, East Florida, killed three oxen, two cows, and three calves while wounding seven oxen and two cows. The owner of the livestock, Douglas Dummett, asks that the captured and convicted Stephen be released from jail and released from a $300 fine imposed by a jury when a representative of the McRae estate pays him for damages.
Result:referred to Select Committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10583301

People Associated with Petition 10583301

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

Citation Information

Repository: Florida State Archives, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Territorial Legislative Council, Series 876
  • Record Group: 910
  • Box: 3
  • Folder: 7

Processing Information

Record Created:9/9/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/23/2007 4:53:00 PM