Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000008 Details

Salutation:To the Honl the Legislature of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly convened
Filing Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Parker, a free man of color, asks permission to remain in Mississippi. Parker states that he arrived before the enactment of the law "prohibiting the emigration of Free negroes and Mulattoes into this State." He avers that he has accumulated property and remains married to a slave in the state.
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11000008

People Associated with Petition 11000008

Free Persons of Color: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 2:05:00 PM