Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085701 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Rankin
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:1857-November-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:An aging Louis Curan asks to manumit his slave Letty, and her four children: Rosina, age seven; Sarah, age four; Henry, age two-and-a-half; and Hiram, age one. He points to the "Meritorious Services rendered by the said slave Letty for the last ten years" as his justification. Once freed the slaves would be required to leave the state within three months.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085701

People Associated with Petition 11085701

Slaves:5
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: 27

Processing Information

Record Created:7/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 10:57:00 AM