Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11677804 Details

Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of Virginia
Filing Date:1778-November-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Nathaniel Henderson lost a "valuable negro" during a battle against American Indians at Fort Boon in Kentucky County on 11 September 1778. The slave was ordered to take a gun, post himself to guard the fort, and "fire on the Indians which he accordingly did and was kill'd." The owner seeks compensation for the value of the slave.
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Deposition, William Buchanan, Williamsburg, 28 November 1778
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11677804

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions

Processing Information

Record Created:10/29/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/12/2008 12:30:00 PM