Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280110 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Montgomery
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable General Assembly
Filing Date:1801-October-31

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-two Montgomery County residents stand in support of John Davidson's "desire to Set free a certin negro man slave Of his own write and property well [known] by the Name of Doctor Wallace." The petitioners believe that said slave "is a very usefull Black man in That branch of business" and is particularly adept at healing sores and ulcers. They therefore humbly pray "your Honorable body to Emancipate the said negro man Wallace and Establish his Name by Law by the name of peter Wallace."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11280109
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11280110

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:1

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:3/7/2008 8:33:00 AM