Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279813 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Halifax
Location Type:County
Salutation:To his Excellency, Samuel Ashe, Esquire & Governor of the State of N. Carolina
Filing Date:1798-November-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sixty-nine citizens seek clemency for Randal Parks, "a very young man" convicted "of stealing negroes" and condemned to death for said crime. They aver that Parks "sometime ago removed into this state from Virginia and from the neighbourhood and protection of a very respectable family," whereby he was "not only deprived of their advice and example, but was also exposed to the company of evil disposed persons by which means the said Randal owing to his youth, easy temper and complying disposition was induced to engage in the crime for which he now stands convicted." They therefore pray "your Excellency to grant him a pardon.”
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11279801
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 11279813

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Miscellaneous Petitions, November-December 1798
  • Box: 3

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/1/2008 1:13:00 PM