Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279502 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Rowan
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1795-January-3

General Petition Information

Abstract:Nicholas Click explains that the late Michael Beam devised in his last will and testament "that a mullato girl named Mary the property of the said deceased should have her freedom"; he also bequeathed her "a legacy of one hundred pounds currency." Named as trustee in said will, Click "prays your honorable body to grant the last will and desire of the said deceased by passing an act to liberate the said Mary."
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279502

People Associated with Petition 11279502

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

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:2/27/2008 4:20:00 PM