Fourth Generation Inclusive

Historical Documents of Genealogical Interest to Researchers of North Carolina's Free People of Color

To the evil example of all persons.

State of North Carolina, Chowan County   }

Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, August Term 1856

The jurors for the State in this oath present that Richard Wynns a free man of colour not a citizen of this State did on the first day of July 1856 migrate into the State to the Evil Example of all persons in the like case & contrary to the form of the Statute in such case made & provided    Hines, Solicitor

Chowan County Records, North Carolina State Archives.

Finally passed.

Legislature of North Carolina. SENATE.

Monday, Dec. 12. — …

…The bill to emancipate Isaac, a slave, finally passed, 65-to-46, and was ordered to be engrossed.

North Carolina Sentinel, New Bern, 21 December 1836.