Petition #11000021


South Carolina resident William H. Taylor is the uncle and guardian of Thomas, Frances, and William Taylor, minor heirs to an estate "consisting chiefly of negroes." The minors live in South Carolina, but the slaves are in Warren County, Mississippi. Taylor states that he finds it finds it difficult to manage the slaves and hire a suitable overseer from such a distance. He asks the legislature for permission to transport the slaves to South Carolina.

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