Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083104 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Claiborne
Location Type:County
Salutation:To The Honourable the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi in General Assembly convened
Filing Date:1831-November-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Thomson seeks to emancipate his slave Cato Buck, who "by his own industry and economy has saved sufficient money to pay & satisfy his owner for his time and services." Thomson states that Cato has paid and satisfied the whole amount of money demanded from him, he is therefore entitled to his freedom, which he has well earned through industry and fidelity.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Testimonial of N. McDougall, et al., 26 November 1831
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11083104

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
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 20

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/7/2007 10:06:00 AM