Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085904 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Hinds
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon. Legislature of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1859

General Petition Information

Abstract:Forty-four citizens of Hinds County write in behalf of Joseph Nelson, a good house carpenter who is "sober & respectful in his deportment." They request that he be exempted from the pending bill designed to drive free persons of color from the state.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11085922
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11085904

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials, 1859-1860
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 30

Processing Information

Record Created:8/6/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 2:50:00 PM