Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285205 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honl. the Genl. Assembly of No Carolina
Filing Date:1852-December-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:Fifty-five residents of Hertford County represent that their county has been exempted from "the ‘bill’ now before the Legislature of N Carolina 'to prohibit the sale of Liquor to free persons of color'." The petitioners "believe the sentiments of the people of said county to be almost unanimously opposed to such exemption." They therefore "do earnestly and sincerely pray your Honourable body to grant us the protection afforded by the bill to the citizens of the counties in the state, Carteret excepted."
Result:Senate: laid on table
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11285205

People Associated with Petition 11285205

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, Liquor Petitions, October--December 1852

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 8:40:00 AM