Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082502 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honable the Senate and House of the Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly , Convened
Filing Date:1825-December-30

General Petition Information

Abstract:Gaspar Sinclair seeks to emancipate James and Franky, husband and wife, as "they have been to him the Kindest and best friends in his sickly and solatary course through this life." Sinclair also wishes to give them the use of land for life and "as much personal property as will be equal to all their wishes." He also proposes giving his property to a poor infant orphan "now in the care of your petitioner and these black friends, by the name of Ann Maria Eliza Stephens."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11082502

People Associated with Petition 11082502

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

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials,1825
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 18

Processing Information

Record Created:2/14/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2007 3:13:00 PM