Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083101 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the senate and house of representatives of the state of Mississippi in general assembly convened
Filing Date:circa 1831

General Petition Information

Abstract:The petitioners ask that John Thompson be compensated for caring for a young female slave named Mary Ann. They state that Jasper McQuarey refused to care for the woman any longer and that John Thompson has agreed to assume the responsibility. Mary Ann is "a perfect ediot," they explain, and "the laws of humanity enjoin that she should not be permitted to perrish."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11083010
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11083101

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials 1831
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 20

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/30/2007 12:53:00 PM