Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11286201 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:circa 1862

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-four residents of Catawba and Burke counties "wish to Lay before your consideration the general Situation of this Section of North Carolina." They report that "the conscripts under thirty five having been taken from here, and there is but few Slaves in this Section of country there are but few men left for the support of the country." They further declare that "the country is already full of widows and orphans the wives and children of Volunteers and conscripts." The petitioners therefore pray "your honorable body do not have any more men taken out of this State; if there are many more taken Starvation and famine will prevail throut the country."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11286201

People Associated with Petition 11286201

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, Petitions, November--December 1862
  • Box: 2

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2008 9:45:00 AM