Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11278908 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Dobbs
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly
Filing Date:1789-December-15

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Herritage, a Commissioner of Confiscated Property for Dobbs County, states that, by order of the county court, he received certificates from persons "indebted to absentees" whose property had been confiscated. Asserting that these certificates were not honored by the General Assembly, Herritage therefore prays that he be alleviated "from the payment of a greater proportion than hath been by him received." An inventory of confiscated property listed five slaves and their hiring value in 1782.
Result:House, Senate: read, referred; laid over
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Inventory of Property, 11 February 1782; Report of Committee, 17 December 1789; Resolution, Senate, 22 December 1789
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 11278908

Slaves:5
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 Select Committee, Reports and Papers, November--December 1790. Select Com. Nov-Dec 1790

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/19/2008 3:30:00 PM