Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000021 Details

State:Mississippi
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General assembly convened
Filing Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:South Carolina resident William H. Taylor is the uncle and guardian of Thomas, Frances, and William Taylor, minor heirs to an estate "consisting chiefly of negroes." The minors live in South Carolina, but the slaves are in Warren County, Mississippi. Taylor states that he finds it finds it difficult to manage the slaves and hire a suitable overseer from such a distance. He asks the legislature for permission to transport the slaves to South Carolina.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11000021

People Associated with Petition 11000021

Slaves:0
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:3/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/30/2007 7:22:00 PM