Petition #11083101


The petitioners ask that John Thompson be compensated for caring for a young female slave named Mary Ann. They state that Jasper McQuarey refused to care for the woman any longer and that John Thompson has agreed to assume the responsibility. Mary Ann is "a perfect ediot," they explain, and "the laws of humanity enjoin that she should not be permitted to perrish."

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