Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285402 Details

State:North Carolina
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of North Carolina --Session of 1854
Filing Date:circa 1854

General Petition Information

Abstract:Seventeen women ask that Malinda Carmon's slave Betty, "aged about Sixty years or upwards," be emancipated. They represent that "said slave has from her childhood been in the family of Mrs Carmon, and has been of good character, faithful, obedient, and submissive & she has rendered meritorious and praiseworthy service." Noting that Betty "is the mother of Seventeen children," the petitioners pray "that your Hon body will pass an act emancipating said Betty."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #11285403
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11285402

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, Sessions Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 9:22:00 AM