Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11679502 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly now in Session
Filing Date:1795-November-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Nathaniel Wilkinson represents that "a man was indicted for a misdemeanor in forging an instrument of writing importing that a certain runaway negroe was a free man, which fact was proved, and that he had said he had in the same manner emancipated four other negroes." The petitioner prays that amendments be made to the existing acts in order to "more Effectually Secure the Slave property in this Country."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11679502

People Associated with Petition 11679502

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 242

Processing Information

Record Created:10/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/22/2008 1:49:00 PM