Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085917 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Tippah
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Mississippi
Filing Date:circa 1859

General Petition Information

Abstract:Free black man William Jackson states that "he is desirous under the late law passed" by the legislature "of going into slavery upon condition that he may elect his owner." The white man he elects to become property of is James T. Craig.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Testimonial of Irra Herring, et al., n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11085917

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
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:4/22/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/29/2007 12:00:00 PM