Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285009 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Cumberland
Location Type:County
Salutation:To The Honorable; the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1850-December-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:Fifty-five residents of Fayetteville praise sixty-five-year-old Lewis Williams as a man "of good moral character, peaceable and quiet, and very much respected in the community where he resides." Believing "Lewis to be a suitable person to be enfranchised," they ask the General Assembly to "look favorably on his case" and provide for his liberation, "as we think and believe he will make an honest and upright citizen."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #11285008
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11285009

Slaves:1
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, Petitions, November 1850--January 1851

Processing Information

Record Created:10/25/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2008 1:57:00 PM