Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21282904 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Chatham
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Judge of the Superior Court of law for the County of Chatham
Filing Date:1829-February-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:A person of "Strict morality and Virtue," Rachel Hamlet, daughter of the late George Hamlet, asks for a divorce from William Hamlet, who, she asserts, lives a life of "riot and dissipation" engaging in "the most shameful and notorious habits of fornication and adultery" with "women of all classes and colour."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 21282904

People Associated with Petition 21282904

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

Citation Information

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

  • County Court Divorce Records
  • Box: 4

Processing Information

Record Created:8/20/1997
Record Final Edited:7/10/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/16/2006 6:30:00 PM