Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280104 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable, the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1801-November-28
Ending Date:1801-November-30

General Petition Information

Abstract:Madelene St. Risque, a free woman of color of Edenton, represents that "she was sometime past intermarried with a negro man named Major, then the slave of Henry Eelbeck" and that in September last she "purchased all right and title which said Henry had in the said Major." St. Risque now "humbly prays that your Honorable body would condescend to take the premises into consideration and pass such Act as may appear, to your Honorable body most fit to emancipate the said Major, your humble Petitioners husband."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11280104

People Associated with Petition 11280104

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Emancipation Petitions, November--December 1801

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/11/2008 1:47:00 PM