Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278001 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Chowan
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1780-September-1

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-nine inhabitants of Edenton complain about an inequitable tax structure in which money and stock, not being assessed, were taxed higher than slaves, who were assessed but at considerably less than their market value. They request that money be taxed at the same rate as slaves.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11278001

People Associated with Petition 11278001

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Miscellaneous Petitions and Accounts, Session R, August-September 1780

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/29/2007 12:36:00 PM