Petition #11280401


Dinah Seyers "begs leave to shew that after a long course of faithful service to her master the said Richard Seyers, he devised in his will that she might be set free." Fearing that "she is in danger by being interrupted in her person & property by ill disposed persons," the petitioner prays "the Legislature to pass an Act confirming her emancipation." She also reports that she has had three children since the death of the said Richard and that she desires "the name of Dinah Seyers be confirmed to your petitioner, & that of Samuel, David & Harry Seyers be confirmed to her said children."

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