Petition #11378504


Fifteen residents St. James Santee Parish "present as a Grievance, that Patroons of Schooners and other small Craft are allowed (as they pass and repass up down our Rivers) to Trade, Traffick, Barter, and Sell to, and with Negroes, to the great Prejudice of their Owners and a Manifest hurt to the fair Traders in our City." They "therefore wish that all Fines and forfeitures may be Recovered in a Summary way, and paid into the public Treasury of this State to be appropriated in such Manner as our Legislature may see fit."

Result: Referred to committee.

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