Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11082902 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in general assembly Convened
Filing Date:1829-December-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:A resident of West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Dempsey Cain is the guardian of his nephew, whose estate is located in Mississippi. He asks permission to bring "a Number of Valuable Slaves" belonging to his nephew, a minor, into Louisiana, where "he will be able so to manage and transact the business of said Ward as to make his Estate produce a greater profit." In the part of Louisiana where he lived the labor of slaves is, Dempsey claims, "more valuable and productive" than in Mississippi.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11082902

People Associated with Petition 11082902

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials 1829
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 19

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/30/2007 9:47:00 AM