Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11283304 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Cumberland
Location Type:County
Salutation:[To the Legislature of North Carolina]
Filing Date:1833-November-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:Fifty-five residents of Fayetteville support the application of Daniel and Mary Sutherland to the General Assembly "for an act of emancipation" for Thomas, the property of said Sutherlands. The petitioners avow that said Thomas "justly maintains the reputation of an honest & faithful Servant" and that he has been "an exemplary member" of the Methodist Episcopal church of Fayetteville "for a number of years."
Result:House: read, referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Depositions of Daniel and Mary Sutherland, and William Crook, 15 November 1833
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11283304

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:7/23/2008 3:49:00 PM