Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083010 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Monroe
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General assembly convened
Filing Date:circa 1830

General Petition Information

Abstract:Forty-three Monroe County residents ask that Jasper A. McQuery be compensated for the upkeep and support of an abandoned, insane black girl who was brought to the county in February 1829 and left by an unknown person. The girl was "incapable of laboring for her support and is an object of the greatest pity." They also request the legislature "to make some permanent provision for like cases in the future."
Result:bill drawn
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:A Bill to be entitled an act for the relief of Jasper A. McQuarey; see PAR #11083011
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11083010

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
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 12:39:00 PM