Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285102 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honerable, the General Assembly of North Carolina
Filing Date:1851-January-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-eight citizens of Beaufort County "do respectfully request of the Legeslature Now assembled to pass a law, that all free negroes creating a debt, and haveing nothing to execute, that we may levy an execution on his body and put him up publicly and hire him out untill the debt be paid."
Result:referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:See PAR #11285103
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11285102

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2008 2:48:00 PM