Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085920 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Free born William Webster asks for a special act allowing him to become the slave of a physician in the town of Charleston, Tallahatchie County. Webster is not only indebted to the physician, Dr. Atheral Ball, but he is attached to him and "does not wish to be removed from his possession."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11085920

People Associated with Petition 11085920

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: 27

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/29/2007 12:39:00 PM