Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279303 Details

State:North Carolina
Salutation:To the Hon'ble the General Assembly of the State of No. Carolina
Filing Date:1793-December-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:Darby Henagan seeks to emancipate "two molatto slaves almost white" named Penny and Ned whose mother and grandmother served him meritoriously for years. "Advanced in life," Henagan acknowledges his "abhorrence & detestation of seeing persons of mixed blood in slavery which are almost white." He therefore "most ardently prays your Honble body to pass a Law to liberate the aforesaid Molatto children."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279303

People Associated with Petition 11279303

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

Processing Information

Record Created:2/14/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/17/2008 4:35:00 PM