Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085702 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Claiborne
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:1857-November-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:The friends and relatives of William Adams petition the legislature to permit the twenty-year-old slave owner "to take charge and manage" his own affairs. He has the skill and economy to do so, they assert.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085702

People Associated with Petition 11085702

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
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:4/22/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 11:01:00 AM