Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279308 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Bladen
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Senate & House of Commons of the State of North Carolina in General Assembly convened at Fayette Ville the first Monday of December 1793
Filing Date:1793-December-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Hall represents that he "is possessed in his own right of a certain female slave of mixed Blood about the age of five years called Judith." He further explains that said child "is the Offspring of a Gentleman who is lately deceased to which Gentleman on his Death bed, your petioner entered into a solemn promise" that he "would endeavour to procure the manumition and freedom of the said female slave." Hall, in pursuance of his "sacred promise," prays "that by an Act of this General Assembly the said female slave may be emancipated & set free by the name of Judith Phillips."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279308

People Associated with Petition 11279308

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

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/21/2008 10:11:00 AM