Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11086502 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Madison
Location Type:County
Salutation:To The Honorable, The Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Mississippi, in convention assembled
Filing Date:1865-February-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:W. S. G. Walker requests compensation in the amount of three thousand dollars for his slave named Caroline, who died in jail awaiting trial on charges of burning his house. Due to the war, the Circuit Court was never held, either in November 1861 or April 1862, and, after fifteen months in jail, the slave died.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11086502

People Associated with Petition 11086502

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
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: 37

Processing Information

Record Created:8/28/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/14/2007 5:25:00 PM