Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085401 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1854

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert Bacot asks for reimbursement of $50 paid to slave catcher Isaac Brumfield for the apprehension of an escaped prisoner, a slave named Green who was charged with the attempted rape of a white woman. Bacot informs the court that the escape was not due to any failure of duty on his part.
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Receipt, Isaac Brumfield, 15 September 1851
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11085401

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 27

Processing Information

Record Created:3/2/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 10:46:00 AM