Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278201 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Genl. assembly of the state of North Carolina
Filing Date:1782-April-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:Martha Thompson accuses Col. John Hinton Jr. of seizing "three negroes the property of Amous Thompson (then Husband of your Petitioner)." She further cites "that Since the taking the sd negroes into Possession they have been sold at Public Sale to Satisfy a Judgement which Col. John Hinton recovered in Wake Court against your Petitioners Husband." Arguing that "there was no Dealings ... ever between them," Thompson prays that these facts "set forth" by her "may be Enquired into by your Honble Body."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11278201

People Associated with Petition 11278201

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Joint Select Committee, Reports and Papers, April-May 1782

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/1/2008 9:04:00 PM