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Object Name Petition
Title Petition to the President
Scope & Content Petition to the President of the United States of American. "The undersigned citizens of Little Compton, R.I"....petition for emancipation.
Back side "Petition of Reverand Chs. A. Merrill and 103 Others, Citizens of Little Compton Rhode Island for Emancipation"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.0004
Extent of Description 3 pages
Source Philip Simmons
Date 19th c.
People Merrill
E.H. Lilly
Brownell
Richmond
Bailey
Burleigh
Chase
Church
Pearce
Dyer
Sisson
Allen
Simmons
Peckham
Subjects Emancipation
Slavery
Received as Gift
Date Received 1966