Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21279809 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Chowan
Location Type:County
Salutation:to The worshipfull County Court of Chowan
Filing Date:1798-March-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Residents of Chowan County say that they know Dick Dingley, a man who purchased his freedom from Ishabod Jordan and was set free by the latter three years ago, is a "Peaceable fellow & behaves himself orde[r]ly & to the Satisfaction of all his neighborhood." Ichabod Jordan, they charge, is trying to reclaim Dick as his slave, and they ask the court to redress the wrong.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #21279808, #21279810; W. Slade to Elisha Norfleet, ca. March 1798; Subpoena, 14 June 1798
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 21279809

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:57
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the County Court, Miscellaneous Slave Records 1730-1866

Processing Information

Record Created:8/29/1997
Record Final Edited:6/4/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/15/2006 9:36:00 AM