Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Lewis Slave Sale Petition (1854)


Ellen P. Lewis
John W. Lewis
R. W. Lewis
Robert H. Lewis


Dawson (male)
Milly (female)
Nancy (female)
Robin (male)

Petition 21285414
Court Location: Caswell, North Carolina
Salutation: To the Worshipfull the Justices of the Court aforesaid
Filing Court and Date: Common Pleas, 1854-October-0
Ending Court and Date: Common Pleas, 1854-October-0
General Petition Information
The joint owners of four slaves, noting the "great difference in their values," ask that the slaves be sold and the proceeds divided among heirs.
Result: granted
# of Petition Pages: 2
Related Documents:
Order, October Term 1854; Report of Sale, January Term 1855
Pages of Related Documents: 3
People Associated with Petition 21285414
Slaves: 4
Free Persons of Color: 0
Defendants: 0
Petitioners: 4
Other People: 1
Citation Information
Repository: North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina
Records of the County Court, Miscellaneous Records, Slave Records, 1836-1864

Source: Digital Library on American Slavery