Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11284404 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:McDowell
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honrable and Most Respectable Assembly
Filing Date:1844-December-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-three citizens of McDowell County seek the passage of a law which would impose a heavy fine on "men and minors and black people" who allow their dogs to run loose on "States land and other peoples" land, resulting in "ther dogs killing ... sheep and some Cow beasts."
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Committee on Propositions and Grievances, ca. 1845
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11284404

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, House Committee Reports, November 1844-January 1845
  • Box: 4

Processing Information

Record Created:2/14/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/18/2008 1:19:00 PM