Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11281803 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon.d Genl. Assembly of the State of No Carolina
Filing Date:1818-November-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-five residents of Iredell County complain that "they view as a grievance the Numerous quantity of Negroes which generally assemble at Regimental or Batalion Musters in our said County of Iredell which is productive of much vice & immorallity." They therefore pray that it be taken into consideration "the Numerous evils which proceed from said assemblages of Negroes & have a law pasd. either to prevent Negroes from assembling at musters or to punish them for so doing."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11281803

People Associated with Petition 11281803

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, Miscellaneious Petitions, November--December 1818
  • Box: 3

Processing Information

Record Created:10/22/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/18/2008 8:08:00 PM