Petition #11681503


Emancipated about six years prior the filing of his petition, by the "Kindness & liberality" of his late master, Robert Pleasants, free black Henry Carter purchased his slave wife and "other property both personal and real." Carter now wishes to emancipate Priscilla and asks that she be permitted to remain in the commonwealth, exempted from the emigration law.

Result: Laid on table.

4 people are documented within petition 11681503

Or you may view all people.

Citation information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia