Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082302 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Wilkinson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable The Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly convened
Filing Date:1823-December-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:The heirs and executors of deceased slaveholder Patrick Foley ask for an act of emancipation for two slaves in Foley's estate: Sall and John. In his will Foley expressed his desire to "manumit and set free from slavery" these two slaves. Sall, they explain is about fifty years old and John, Foley hoped, would be bound to a trade and sent to Ohio.
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11082302

People Associated with Petition 11082302

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:6
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials 1823
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 18

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/24/2007 6:19:00 PM