Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11085925 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, now in session (, )
Filing Date:circa 1859

General Petition Information

Abstract:Free people of color Howard Cash and his wife ask for a special act allowing them to remain in the state. Howard was born free and his wife acquired her freedom by purchase. They have children, who are slaves, and they pray that if "it may please the Almighty to spare their lives, they will endeavour to demean themselves as good and loyal Subjects to the State."
# of Petition Pages:3
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Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11085925

Free Persons of Color:2
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials
  • Record Group: 47
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  • Volume: 30
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Processing Information

Record Created:10/6/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/29/2007 1:31:00 PM