Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11184601 Details

State:Missouri
Location:St. Louis
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the General Assembly of the State of Missouri
Filing Date:circa 1846
Ending Date:1847-January-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:On 14 January 1845, John Smith's slave Maryland was jailed by the judge of the St. Louis criminal court as a witness in the case the State v. G. W. Goode. The black man was released after sixty-three days. Smith claims he suffered "loss and great inconvenience" and asks to be compensated "the usual fees."
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11184602
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11184601

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

Citation Information

Repository: Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, Missouri

  • Records of the House of Representatives, 14th General Assembly, 1st Session., 1846-1847
  • Record Group: 550

Processing Information

Record Created:9/14/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/28/2007 3:12:00 PM