Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11086009 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Marshall
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Mississippi now in Cession at Jackson
Filing Date:1860-January-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:Marshall County "jailor" C. T. Furr requests compensation for expenses incurred while housing a slave named Anthony, accused of burning a gin house. Anthony was tried and released. Incarcerated on 26 October 1858, Anthony, the property of W. S. Taylor, remained in jail until 19 April 1859, a total of 166 days. At 40 cents per day, and $2 for two turn keys, the county should be reimbursed $68.40.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11086009

People Associated with Petition 11086009

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

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:3/2/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/14/2007 2:40:00 PM