Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279901 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable The General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1799-November-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Matthew Edwards represents that "he hath a Mulatto man Slave" named Peter, whom "he has Suffered for Several years past to live to himself" with his wife and children. The petitioner therefore prays that "your Honourable body will pass an act to Emancipate said Mulatto with all the Privileges of any other person of mixed blood by the name of Peter Edwards."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279901

People Associated with Petition 11279901

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

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/6/2008 7:18:00 PM