Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085908 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Warren County residents say that Green, a free man of color and a gin wright, is sober, industrious, and very useful as a planters' supply man. He has lived in the area nearly thirty years, and his wife also resides on the Harris plantation. They request that he be exempted from the bill pending in the Senate designed to drive free blacks from the state. The bill, they said, had passed the House.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085908

People Associated with Petition 11085908

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:1

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:7/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/14/2007 3:11:00 PM