Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082306 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Monroe
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the senate and house of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly convened
Filing Date:circa 1823

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Smith and George Meaders, executors of the estate of Lawson Thompson, seek an act of emancipation for slaves named in Thompson's will. They say that Thompson "removed to the western Country for the express purpose of securing to them [his slaves] their freedom."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:See PARs #11082204, #11082404. Deposition of Sally Trail, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 6 October 1821; Depositions of John Trail, Andrew B. Moore, Charles Moore, Vincent Tapp, James Calvert, et al., Spartanburg, South Carolina, 13 October 1823; Deposition of Thomas White, Monroe County, 1 November 1823;
Pages of Related Documents:15

People Associated with Petition 11082306

Slaves:4
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:5

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:10/5/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2007 2:48:00 PM