Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11083308 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Simpson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Legislature of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1833

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Tolar and Rolin Williams seek compensation for expenses incurred apprehending three escaped prisoners from the Simpson County jail. The three included Samuel Pool, charged with larceny, and two slaves held as runaways. The pursuers "ran great risk & peril of their lives." Tolar was severely cut by one of the slaves and unable to do "any Kind of labour for near two months."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11083308

People Associated with Petition 11083308

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
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:4/23/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 10:40:00 AM