Petition #11000008


William Parker, a free man of color, asks permission to remain in Mississippi. Parker states that he arrived before the enactment of the law "prohibiting the emigration of Free negroes and Mulattoes into this State." He avers that he has accumulated property and remains married to a slave in the state.

Result: Referred to committee.

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