Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285705 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Jackson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1857-January-1

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Gibbs petitions "your honorable body to pass an act emancipating his slaves Lucy a molatto woman and her daughter Roxanna to take effect after the death of your petitioner and his wife." Gibbs "guarantees to leave them a sufficient legacy to keep them from want or from ever becoming a burden to the public."
Result:referred to committee; rejected
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Committee on Propositions and Grievances, 21 January 1857
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11285705

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Senate Committee Reports, November 1856-- February 1857
  • Box: 8

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 4:43:00 PM