Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11284203 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Iredell
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honb the Legislature of North Carolina Session of 1842
Filing Date:1842-November-25
Ending Date:1842-December-1

General Petition Information

Abstract:William King, Annis King, and Matthew Brandon, heirs of the late Mary Haggins, seek the emancipation of a slave named Sam in accordance with Haggins's last will and testament. Citing that "said Boy Sam was a faithful and obedient Servant to the said Mary Haggins," they believe that "her will in this respect should be complied with." They therefore pray "your Honl Body to pass a Bill emancipating said Negro Boy Sam."
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Committee on Propositions and Grievances, 1 December 1842; Bill to Emancipate Negro Sam, 1 December 1842
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11284203

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:3
Other People:2

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records, House Committee Reports, November 1842--January 1843
  • Box: 5

Processing Information

Record Created:3/12/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/14/2008 4:45:00 PM