Petition #21286105


Twenty-four-year-old free black John Phillips makes a "public and solemn declaration of his desire to become the slave of Isaac H. Stanly." He does so in open court. Phillips says that his "request and selection is made freely and voluntarily." The court grants John Phillips his request and declares him Stanly's slave.

Result: Granted.

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