Petition #11286202


Sally Scott, a twenty-two-year-old free woman of color and mother of nine-month-old John, confesses "that she is tired of being free -- that she finds it difficult to support herself and is desirous of having a master." She therefore prays "that by Resolution of this body she and her son shall be enslaved, and that Sidney A. Hinton of Wake County may be declared her master."

Result: Rejected.

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