Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285404 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Cumberland
Location Type:County
Salutation:To/ The General Assembly of North Carolina
Filing Date:1854-November

General Petition Information

Abstract:The four owners of Peter Turner, a slave about sixty years of age, "desire his Emancipation from slavery" due to "his fidelity & other good traits of character." In an attached deposition, John Shaw praises Peter Turner and Abel Payne as being instrumental in saving his warehouse from a raging fire.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:List of Subscribers, ca. 1854; John Shaw to J. G. Shepherd, 22 November 1854
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11285404

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:4
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina

  • General Assembly, Sessions Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 9:31:00 AM