Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279801 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:The Honourable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1798-November-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:Randal Parks seeks a reprieve from the death sentence imposed upon him "for stealing Negroes as the laws in this case direct." Currently "in Jail in the Town of Halifax," Parks "begs leave to represent ... that a petition was drawn and signed by a number of respectible Persons in the Town and County of Halifax praying his Excellency the Governor to pardon him from the execution of the sentence." Now being advised to seek a pardon from the General Assembly, Parks prays "that a pardon may be issued relieving him from the agonies of death, when it is likewise the request of many of those who are acquainted with him."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11279813
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11279801

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, Miscellaneous Petitions, November--December 1796

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/1/2008 1:14:00 PM