Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000003 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Claiborne
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon-- the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in general Assembly
Filing Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:Drury Breazeale seeks to emancipate two slaves—a man named John, age fifty-eight, and a woman named Matilda, age forty-six—both of whom have been "faithful, industrious and obedient Servants, and rendering meritorious services."
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of An Act for the Emancipation of John and Matilda, n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11000003

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials 1817-1839, undated
  • Record Group: 47
  • Folder: 4
  • Volume: 16

Processing Information

Record Created:2/27/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/29/2007 2:22:00 PM