Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085905 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Fifty-three citizens of Kemper County write in behalf of Gillam, a free person of color "of good character" and a carpenter by trade. They request that he be exempted from the pending bill designed to drive free people of color from the state.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085905

People Associated with Petition 11085905

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:7/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 2:59:00 PM