Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000018 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-five citizens of Woodville write on behalf of Charles and Eve, elderly slaves previously owned by the late Colonel Hugh Davis. The petitioners ask for the slaves' emancipation, believing them to be "worthy and deserving their Freedom".
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11000009
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11000018

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:1

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:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/30/2007 6:40:00 PM