Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11282202 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Hertford
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1822-December-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:Eighty-two "Citizens of the County of Hertford beg leave to state that they entirely concur in the sentiments expressed in the annexes petition of Coloured persons." They represent that "they entertain the same opinion of the impropriety of the Law of the last Session of the Legislature by which slaves are made competent witnesses against free persons of colour in criminal cases." The petitioners "believe that it may in many cases be productive of the most serious mischief."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11282201
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11282202

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 1822
  • Box: 4

Processing Information

Record Created:10/22/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:6/13/2008 5:04:00 PM