Petition #21285023


Slaveholder Harriet Foy asks for a divorce because of her husband's adultery "with various and sundry women." He has been guilty, she explains, "of living in general, habitual and indiscriminate adulterous intercourse with slaves and other abandoned women," particularly a slave woman named Hannah owned by a woman in Jones County.

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