Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11086301 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Clarke
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable, the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, in general Assembly Convened
Filing Date:1863-November

General Petition Information

Abstract:Reese Price requests compensation for his slave Anthony, who died from exposure after being impressed to work on fortifications near Columbus, Mississippi. Anthony was a "mechanic", that is a carpenter, and one of only three male and two female adults Price had to work on his farm. Although he owned twenty slaves, he notes that the others are children less than thirteen years of age.
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Reese Price to Reverend D. P. Bestor, 9 November 1863; W. C. Phillips to Reese Price, 21 March 1863; Certificate of Appraisement, 2 March 1863; Receipt for Anthony, W. C. Phillips, 2 March 1863
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11086301

Slaves:4
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:3

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 33

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/14/2007 4:23:00 PM