Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083006 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Wilkinson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and house of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in general assembly convened
Filing Date:circa 1830

General Petition Information

Abstract:As executor of Patrick Foley's estate, Francis Evans asks for the emancipation of "a certain negro Slave named Burwell." In his will Foley had stipulated that, five years after his death, the slave should be freed. Evans is complying with this stipulation.
Result:bill drawn
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of Will of Patrick Foley, 15 June 1823; Bill To Emancipate Burwell, n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:6

People Associated with Petition 11083006

Slaves:3
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

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 11:38:00 AM