Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11280509 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1805-December-16

General Petition Information

Abstract:Johnston Craig and William Blackwood request compensation for the expenses incurred in traveling to testify at the trial of John Perry, a man "confined in Goal in the District of Edenton ... under a charge of stealing a negroe Boy and horse." They report that the said Perry "broke Goal and made his escape" the day before they arrived in Winsor. The men therefore pray the "Treasurer be directed to pay to them such sums of money as may appear to your Honorable body to be adequate to their trouble and expence in traveling four hundred miles at the Instance of the state of North Carolina."
Result:reimbursement allowed
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11280509

People Associated with Petition 11280509

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, Miscellaneous Petitions, November--December 1805

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/31/2008 7:29:00 PM