Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11086601 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Simpson
Location Type:County
Salutation:Memorial to the Legislature of Said State
Filing Date:1866-October-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Citizens of Simpson County ask that Lewis Dixon be granted all the rights and privileges of white men. Dixon's mother was white; he was three generations removed from the "African race;" and he had never associated with "recently made Freedmen."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11086601

People Associated with Petition 11086601

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 41

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/14/2007 5:34:00 PM