Petition #11280004


Thirty-two citizens of Montgomery County support the petition of Daniel Shad, a free person of color, who seeks to emancipate his family. They report that Shad, "since his emancipation in the year 1798," purchased his wife Betty and that "since that time she has had one child by the name of Winny." They therefore "humbly prayeth your Honourable Body to take this case into your wise consideration and emancipate his wife, and child, by the name of Betty Shad & her Child by the name of Winny Shad."

Result: Favorable.

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