Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11383701 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:Charleston
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To The Honorable the Speaker and House of Representatives
Filing Date:1837-November-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Mary Douglas, a free woman of color, seeks compensation for her slave, William Irvine, who was "tried and convicted of Stabbing, Bruising and wounding a white man" named John Cramer “and was executed agreeable to Sentence on 17th Augt 1832." The petitioner therefore prays that she be granted "the amount usual on such occasions."
Result:referred to Claims Committee; "$122"
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Certificate, Rob Elfe, City of Charleston, 24 November 1837; Sponsor: Benjamin L. McLaughlin, Richland District, House (1826-1827)
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11383701

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

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1837 #13
  • Page: frames 1264-66
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1264-66

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/22/2008 7:43:00 AM