Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11281305 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Lenoir
Location Type:County
Salutation:The Hon. General Assembly of North Carolina
Filing Date:1813-August-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:Even though "the Country has been more than a year in a state of actual warfare," fifty-six citizens of Lenoir County propose that cavalry units be organized on the county level "to keep in check any attempt at invasion ... or to suppress Insurrection." They therefore pray that the legislature enact such measures that would provide "an ample or appropriate provision for the protection of this our beloved State & Country."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11281305

People Associated with Petition 11281305

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

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Miscellaneous Petitions, November--December 1813

Processing Information

Record Created:10/17/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:5/21/2008 8:04:00 PM