Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11283606 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Buncombe
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable Assembly of N.C. Greeting
Filing Date:1836-November-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:Four citizens of Buncombe County seek to emancipate a mulatto slave named Ned in accordance with Benjamin Davidson's will. Noting that Ned "is geting advanced in years," the petitioners aver that Ned "has been a faithfull Servent" and that "he has been hired out about four years." They further state that "previous to the death of his mistress he lived with her and was an Obedient Servent and provided for her Comfort faithfully." A related petition reveals that Benjamin Davidson "made a will on the 14th of June 1824 and died shortly after."
Result:House: referred; "against"
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11283607; Affidavit of G. D. Davis and Sophia Davis, 19 April 1835
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11283606

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:4
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:9/9/2008 12:59:00 PM