Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11286102 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hornoble the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina (, )
Filing Date:1861-January-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-five-year-old Eliza Hassel "humbly prays your Honorable body to pass an act authorising your memorialist to bind herself in perpetual slavery to Shephard R. Spruill." Hassel confides that she "is moved to make this application by the fact, that in the service of a kind master, with the claim for support and protection which this relation will give her, her condition will in every respect be greatly bettered."
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Oath of James H. Ellison and W. T. Crawford, 17 January 1861
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11286102

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Sessions Records, Petitions, November 1860--Feburary 1861
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Processing Information

Record Created:2/27/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2008 3:49:00 PM