- Colleton District/Parish, South Carolina. filing started November 1, 1847.
- Court: Petition
- Salutation: To the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives of South Carolina
James Perry seeks compensation for a slave, Prince, who was convicted and hanged "for poisoning with intent to kill." Perry asserts that "the slave being a prime and valuable fellow, your Petitioner has consequently experienced great loss." Prince was appraised at five hundred dollars. Prince's nephew, Thomas, testified that his said uncle gave him "3 lumps large as the end of his finger" and that Prince told him "to put it in the coffee & let nobody know."
Result: Referred to claims committee.
- Number of petition pages: 3
- Related documents: Appraisal of Prince, 19 November 1847; Certificate of Execution, 19 November 1847; Copy of the Record of the Court of General Sessions and Common Pleas, Colleton District, State v. Prince, 5 November 1847; Sponsor: Richard Stobo Bedon, House, St. George Dorchester (1844-1847)
- Pages of related documents: 5
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Repository: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina
- Records of the General Assembly
- Page: frames 1288-95
- Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 1288-95