Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279304 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Nash
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North carolina seting at Fayette Ville
Filing Date:1793-December-7

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sheriff Archibald Griffin avows that he did "Execute an Hang'd a certain Negro woman Named Beck the property of Sarah Taylors" and that "the fees have been hitherto Five pounds for Each Execution in Criminal cases." Griffin states that he "is without Redress unless thro this Honorable Assemblys Equitable & Just interposition." Beck was tried and convicted of poisoning Harry Taylor Sr., Harry Taylor Jr., and Samuel Taylor.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Certification of Execution, [1793]
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11279304

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/17/2008 4:52:00 PM