Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280004 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1800-November-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-two citizens of Montgomery County support the petition of Daniel Shad, a free person of color, who seeks to emancipate his family. They report that Shad, "since his emancipation in the year 1798," purchased his wife Betty and that "since that time she has had one child by the name of Winny." They therefore "humbly prayeth your Honourable Body to take this case into your wise consideration and emancipate his wife, and child, by the name of Betty Shad & her Child by the name of Winny Shad."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Committee of Emancipation, 13 December 1800
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11280004

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Miscellaneous Select Committee Records, November--December 1800
  • Box: 2

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/5/2008 3:34:00 PM