Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280002 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, Now Sitting
Filing Date:1800-December-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas and Susanah Smith Hendley state that Israel Fuller, the "reputed" father of Susanah, conveyed land to Israel Smith, Fuller's "illegitimate child" and Susanah's "reputed" brother. They further report that the said Smith died "about fourteen years ago under age and Intestate without lawfull Heir whereby said Land escheated to the State of North Carolina." The petitioners pray "that by an act of your honorable body, said Land may be vested in said Susanna."
Result:committee recommends rejection
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Report of Committee of Propositions and Grievances, 19 December 1800; Copy of Deed of Gift of Israel Fuller, 19 April 1778
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 11280002

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:5

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Joint Committee of Propositions and Grievances, November--December 1800
  • Box: 3

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/7/2008 7:24:00 PM