Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082303 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Claiborne
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Members of the Senate & House of Representatives of State of Mississippi in General Assembly Conven'd
Filing Date:1823-December

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert Cochran asks the legislature to pass acts of emancipation for two slaves whom Cochran's brother sought to free in his will. Robert Cochran, who is executor of his brother's will, states that Patience and Gloster are mother and son and should be freed because of their "long & faithful Services to both my deceas'd Brother [George Cochran] & myself."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11082303

People Associated with Petition 11082303

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

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:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/24/2007 6:20:00 PM