Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085907 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Copiah
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Legislature of the state of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1859

General Petition Information

Abstract:Residents of Copiah County say that free person of color John Hunter "universally has always deported himself in an humble and praise worthy manner." He is a carpenter by trade. They request that he be exempted from the pending bill designed to drive free people of color from the state.color from the state.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085907

People Associated with Petition 11085907

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
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 28

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 3:06:00 PM