Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082305 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Pike
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1823

General Petition Information

Abstract:J. Y. McNabb seeks to "manumit a certain very aged negro woman named Lucy" in accordance with the will of Michael Morris. For many years she had been a "faithful servant," though the petitioner states that he did not know if she had performed "meritorious service." In his will, Michael Morris bequeathed Lucy to McNabb on the condition that the latter would manumit her.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11082305

People Associated with Petition 11082305

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:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/24/2007 6:18:00 PM