Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082703 Details

State:Mississippi
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and house of representatives of the State of Mississippi in General assembly Convened
Filing Date:circa 1827

General Petition Information

Abstract:The guardian of five children who live in Louisiana and Mississippi asks permission to remove thirteen slaves inherited by the minors into Louisiana. The guardian, Thomas H. Chew, had married the widow of the children's father. Chew also asks to be relieved of responsibility for the minor's property in Louisiana.
Result:select committee favorable
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Select Committee, n.d.; see PAR #11082704
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11082703

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 1827
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 19

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2007 3:53:00 PM