Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11285403 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joshua Carmon seeks to free his "slave named Betty aged now upwards of Sixty years." He represents that Betty "has from her childhood been in the family of your Petitioner, and has rendered faithful and willing service and obedience, and likewise meritorious service." Stating that "she is the mother of Seventeen children," Carmon describes said Betty as having a "uniform good and submissive deportment." He therefore prays "that said Betty may be emancipated by your Honorable Body."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:See PAR #11285402; List of Subscribers, ca. 1854
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11285403

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • General Assembly, Sessions Records

Processing Information

Record Created:2/27/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/28/2008 9:15:00 AM