Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083105 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Wilkinson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:1831-November-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Collins seeks to manumit a slave named Catharine and her child, Dulcinia, according the will of his late brother William B. Collins. A related document reveals that the will directed that Catharine and her daughter be hired for two years after William's death, after which period of time the two women should be freed and the money earned from their hires be given to Catharine after payment of the debts on the estate.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Will of William B. Collins, Wilkinson County, 21 March 1829
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11083105

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

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 10:18:00 AM