Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278102 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Franklin
Location Type:County
Salutation:[To the North Carolina General Assembly]
Filing Date:1781-June-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:On behalf of a committee representing Franklin County, John Robinson tells of the tax burdens of local residents. He laments that "Black Slave Children" are taxed high while still a charge to their owners and that "young grown Men of ₤100 value able to work for their Living at a less rate than a Black Suckling." Robinson seeks relief.
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11278102

People Associated with Petition 11278102

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

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Joint Papers, Committee of Propositions and Grievances, June-July 1781

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/31/2007 4:40:00 PM