Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11380010 Details

State:South Carolina
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honble Theodore Gaillard Esq. Speaker & the other Members of the Honble House of Representatives of South Carolina (GAILLARD, Theodore)
Filing Date:circa 1800

General Petition Information

Abstract:Benjamin Langstaff, administrator of the estate of John Langstaff, seeks compensation for the slave John Louis. John Louis was convicted of treason and hanged in 1797. The petitioner, "by reason of the indisposition of the said John Langstaff the father of your Petitioner & the subsequent neglect of your Petitioner the Claim for said negro was never before submitted to the Legislature. He now "hopes the Certificate accompanying this Petition will fully substantiate his right of Indemnity in the Premises & relies on the Justice of the legislature for compensation."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PARs #11379801, #11380005
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11380010

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1800 #169
  • Page: frames 500-501
  • Microfilm: Reel #2, frames 500-501

Processing Information

Record Created:10/21/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/17/2008 5:26:00 PM