Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280207 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1802-December-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Jones seeks compensation for a slave that he purchased "for the purpose, of selling him" in Georgia. Jones reports that said slave "ran away from your petitioner and returned to North Carolina where for his villainous actions was Sentenced to death and accordingly executed." He therefore prays that a resolution be passed "directing the Treasurer to pay to him a sum equal to the loss he sustained thereby."
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11280207

People Associated with Petition 11280207

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:10/17/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/18/2008 6:43:00 PM