Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278204 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Genl. assembly of the state of North Carolina
Filing Date:1782-November-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Jones, guardian of Joseph Jonathan Alston, requests reimbursement for having paid taxes on some of his ward's property twice. Jones reports that his ward's slaves, excepting one, live in Halifax County while his land is located in Chatham County. Citing that he paid an estate tax and a tax on the land in both counties in 1781, Jones prays that he be “refunded out of the public Treasury the said Taxes by him paid twice.”
Result:committee report favorable
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Report of Committee, 17 May 1783; Receipts, Roger Griffith, John Ramsey, 1781; Receipts, 28 February 1782, 21 August 1782
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11278204

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 1783

Processing Information

Record Created:8/27/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/6/2008 6:25:00 PM