Petition #11286101


Abisha Locus, a free man of color, represents "that he is desirous of changing his status and of selling himself for life to Mr D H Bridgers, so as to reduce himself to a state of slavery and that he may have the protection and support of a master." He therefore prays "your honorable body that you would pass some law that would enable him to give legal effect and force to his desire."

Result: Referred to judiciary committee; report unfavorable.

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