Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21083704 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Adams
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honble Judge Turner Chancellor of the State of Mississippi (TURNER)
Filing Date:1837-May-19
Ending Date:1838-June

General Petition Information

Abstract:T. P. Bradish states that his slave, Peter, is in jail on assault and battery charges. The petitioner prays for a writ of habeas corpus and permission to exercise the right to post bail for the accused.
Result:dismissed
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Orders, 19 May 1837, 6 May 1837; Deposition, Eliza Horne, 6 May 1837; Indictment, December Term 1837; Order, 26 December 1838; Court Record, June 1838
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 21083704

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Historic Natchez Foundation Archives

  • Records of the Circuit Court
  • Document Number 314
  • Box: 7
  • Folder: 47

Processing Information

Record Created:12/3/1996
Record Final Edited:5/23/2001
Record Last Updated on:1/8/2008 5:40:00 PM