Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083307 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Legislature of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:1833-January

General Petition Information

Abstract:Micajah Pickett, guardian of his grandson James Knox Pickett and administrator of the estate of James's late father, Hiram S. Pickett, asks permission to sell two slaves from the estate: "one a very old negro man aged about 70 years named Peter - and a negro woman named Christian more than forty years of age." They would be sold to James's maternal uncles, Nathan and James C. Knox, who own Peter's wife and Christian's husband, as partial credit for debts owed to them by Hiram's estate. Nathan and James Knox live in Louisiana.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11083307

People Associated with Petition 11083307

Free Persons of Color:0
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:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 10:38:00 AM