Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21279810 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:Dick Dingley charges that Ichabod Jordan, who promised to allow him to purchase himself, reneged on the bargain and claims him as a slave. "Jordan has Renewed his Clame & has most Cruely Beaten your Petitioner," Dingley explains, and "does all he Can to keep him the Said Petitioner in Slavery." Dingley asks the court to affirm his status as a free person.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #21279808, #21279809
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 21279810

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

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:10/30/2006 1:24:00 PM