Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11286104 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Body, the General Assembly of North Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1861

General Petition Information

Abstract:Five citizens of Martin County seek an amendment to a section of "the Revised Code" of North Carolina. They propose "that for the better protection & security of our slave property ... the Revised Code should be so altered and amended that the penalty for selling either directly or indirectly any spiritous Liquors to slaves should be imprisonment for not less than one month or more than six and also a fine of not less than Fifty-dollars or more than Five hundred dollars."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11286104

People Associated with Petition 11286104

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Sessions Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2008 3:23:00 PM