Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082304 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Adams
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly Convened
Filing Date:1824-December-30

General Petition Information

Abstract:As executor of Rebecca Franklin's estate, White Turpin asks to emancipate Sylvia, "an old & Very harmless woman." The late Franklin stipulated in her will that Sylvia should be freed.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Extract of Last Will and Testament of Rebecca Franklin, 28 December 1824
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11082304

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
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:2/27/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/24/2007 6:20:00 PM