Petition #11583806


Twenty-two "inhabitants of the County of Red River" support the application of Emanuel Carter, "a free born man of Colour" from Tennessee, to remain in Texas and have his property protected. The petitioners consider Carter to be “a well disposed, honest and industrious man, fully competent to discharge, truly and faithfully, any of the privileges of citizenship which the honorable Congress may think proper to grant him."

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Repository: Texas State Library-Archives Division, Austin, Texas