Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21284605 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Orange
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Frederick Nash, one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of North Carolina (NASH, Frederick)
Filing Date:1846-August-3
Ending Date:1846-October-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Lipscomb petitions for a writ of habeas corpus after his slave Anderson was arrested for stabbing another slave named Daniel. Related documents provide slave testimony about the source of the argument that arose between the two slaves involved, while walking from the meeting house back to their respective plantations, and give a description of the confrontation that led to the "affray" and the stabbing of one of the slaves.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Evidence of Ned, 3 August 1846; Bond, Benton Ray and John C. Douglas to the State of North Carolina, 3 August 1846; Summary of Daniel's Testimony, ca. 1846; Arrest Warrant, State v. Anderson, 3 August 1846; Order, 3 August 1846; Bond, John C. Douglas to the State of North Carolina, 8 August 1846; Writ of Habeas Corpus, 12 October 1846; Certificate, 12 October 1846
Pages of Related Documents:12

People Associated with Petition 21284605

Slaves:7
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:4

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the County Court, Slave Records 1783-1865

Processing Information

Record Created:3/20/1997
Record Final Edited:8/3/2000
Record Last Updated on:12/12/2006 2:18:00 PM