Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000005 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Hancock
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the General Assembly of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Smith requests emancipation of the slave Bill, who "without direction" protected and supported Smith following the death of his parents. Smith secured an education through the "laborious and unassuming exertions of this humble protector."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11000005

People Associated with Petition 11000005

Slaves:1
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
  • Volume: 17

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/29/2007 1:57:00 PM