Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279207 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina now sitting
Filing Date:1792-November-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Moore, "a free negro man," seeks to liberate his children, "who are unfortunately illegitimate being born of a negro woman slave belonging to himself." Having worked for fifty years to accumulate a small amount of property, Moore laments that he "is informed that under their present disabilities they would not be intitled by Law to any property which he might have at his Death." He therefore prays that he be granted "Relief by passing an Act to liberate his children."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279207

People Associated with Petition 11279207

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:10/16/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/12/2008 6:25:00 PM