Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11286202 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sally Scott, a twenty-two-year-old free woman of color and mother of nine-month-old John, confesses "that she is tired of being free -- that she finds it difficult to support herself and is desirous of having a master." She therefore prays "that by Resolution of this body she and her son shall be enslaved, and that Sidney A. Hinton of Wake County may be declared her master."
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Report of the Judiciary Committee, n.d.
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11286202

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

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, House Committee Reports, November--December 1862

Processing Information

Record Created:4/22/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 4:49:00 PM