Petition #11380905


Timothy Barton seeks compensation for his slave named Jack, who "was arrested for wounding and maiming a white man by the name of William Fairey, and by a Court of Justices and freeholders was tried for his life and was sentenced to be executed for the Same." Citing that Jack was valued at $400 before his death, the petitioner "prays your Honorable body to make such provision for his Indemnity as you may think him entitled to."

Result: Referred to claims committee.

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