Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285401 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Richmond
Location Type:County
Salutation:To Hon Senate & House of Representatives
Filing Date:1854-November-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-six Richmond County residents ask that the son of James Dunn, "an honest & industrious man," be emancipated. They state that Dunn "was formerly a slave but by his energy he bought himself and then his Mother & wife and afterward his son Louis." Noting that Dunn is now "old & desires to leave his Son Free," the petitioners pray that it may "be the pleasure of the Legislature to Set him Free."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11285401

People Associated with Petition 11285401

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:1
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 9:05:00 AM