Petition #21279809


Residents of Chowan County say that they know Dick Dingley, a man who purchased his freedom from Ishabod Jordan and was set free by the latter three years ago, is a "Peaceable fellow & behaves himself orde[r]ly & to the Satisfaction of all his neighborhood." Ichabod Jordan, they charge, is trying to reclaim Dick as his slave, and they ask the court to redress the wrong.

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