Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278902 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:New Hanover
Location Type:County
Salutation:The Honorable the General Assembly
Filing Date:1789-November-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Walker seeks compensation for his slave Galloway, who was "a Valluable Tradesman" killed in 1780 as an outlawed runaway, "lurking in Swamps, Woods, and other obscure Places, committing Injuries to the Inhabitants of this State."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred to claims
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavit of John Moore, 21 November 1785; Declaration of Galloway as an Outlaw, 10 May 1780
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11278902

Slaves:1
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 Standing Committee of Propositions and Grievances, November--December 1789
  • Box: 1

Processing Information

Record Created:2/7/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/12/2008 12:18:00 PM