Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285409 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Mecklenburg
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable The Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:circa 1854

General Petition Information

Abstract:One hundred forty-six residents of Mecklenburg County feel themselves "greatly Harrassed and annoyed by the frequent depredations committed on our Poultry Yards by Negroes." They therefore respectfully "petition your Honorable Body for the Passage of a Law Prohibiting entirely, the trade & traffic with Negroes, for either 'Eggs or Poultry.'"
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11285409

People Associated with Petition 11285409

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 10:58:00 AM