Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285202 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Columbus
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1852-November-15

General Petition Information

Abstract:William Gore and others ask to free Gore's slave Rachel because she "is very white and So little distinguishable from white persons, that it would Shock our feelings, that she Should be compelled to remain in bondage." In addition, three-year-old Rachel is "humble and obedient and of good character."
Result:rejected
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Report of the Committee on Propositions and Grievances, 6 December 1852
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11285202

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

Processing Information

Record Created:2/14/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 8:06:00 AM