Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083004 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Hinds
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the general assembly of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1830

General Petition Information

Abstract:Elizabeth Fort seeks remuneration from the state after her slave Henry was executed for stabbing a white man with intent to kill. She is fifty-two years old and owns only two other slaves, a man and a woman, "capable of serving her, & providing a support for her declining years."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Statement of Isaac Caldwell, et al., 30 November 1830
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11083004

Slaves:1
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 1830
  • 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 10:52:00 AM