Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11081303 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Hancock
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Mississippi Territory in Gen'l Assembly convened
Filing Date:1813-October-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Hancock County sheriff Amos Burnet seeks $99.05 in reimbursement for transporting William Smith, arrested for stealing a slave, from Hancock to Claiborne County as ordered in a writ of habeas corpus issued by Judge Walter Leake.
Result:committee on claims; allowed $45.05
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Affidavit of Judge Walter Leake, 2 December 1813
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11081303

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

  • Territorial Legislature, Series 524
  • Box: 27

Processing Information

Record Created:8/28/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:9/5/2007 2:28:00 PM