Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279309 Details

State:North Carolina
Salutation:To The Honorable the General Assembly
Filing Date:1793-December-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:"The Petition of James Hogg Respectfully Sheweth That at the request of a negro fellow named Ben belonging to your Petitioner He purchased a negro woman named Beck lately the property of Col James Thackston decd. & the wife of the said Ben who paid him down the price for her. Having no right to this negro woman Beck, but as Trustee for his said Negro fellow Ben who now desires she may be made free Your Petitioner thinks it his Sacred duty to make this application & Prays that the Honourable Assembly will deem it just to pass an Act for this purpose."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279309

People Associated with Petition 11279309

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

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:2/24/2008 2:56:00 PM