Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082503 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Wilkinson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:1825-October-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas G. Ellis, a minor, states that he is entitled to a considerable estate in land and slaves left him by his father. He asks the legislature to "pass a law declaring him of full and legal Age" to take effect in the winter before his legal age is reached. This would enable him to prepare for the next crop.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Statement of Support, Elijah Smith, Guardian of Thomas Ellis, et al., n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11082503

Slaves:0
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:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2007 3:14:00 PM