Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11281401 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Gates
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly Now Sitting in the City of Raleigh
Filing Date:1814-November-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:Love Brady laments that her husband Mills "did beat and Iltreat" her and that he "Spent and Wasted the whole of the property," which included "Negroes and other things" that she owned prior to her marriage. The petitioner further confides that her husband has abandoned her "without any thing to Subsist on, other than the Charity of Friends and took up with a Certain Selah Eure with whom he lives." She therefore prays that a law be passed "Vesting any property in your Memorialist that She may hereafter acquire by Industry, Gift ... or otherwise and barring Said Brady from any Claim on property so acquired by your Memorialist."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Depositions of Jesse Savage, William Sears, Mills Lewis, 22 November 1814; List of Subscribers, [1814]
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11281401

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

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, Divorce and Alimony Petitions, November--December 1814

Processing Information

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