Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034706
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038346 | DOI:

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This chapter presents an Account of Sale of Negroes Sold at Hertford, North Carolina during 1777–1778. The county court sold all manumitted who had been seized to new owners. The yearly meeting, convened in the autumn of 1777, noted that all the slaves that the North Carolina Friends had freed had either been or would soon be apprehended and sold by the county court.

Keywords: North Carolina; Hertford; North Carolina Friends; blacks; emancipation

Chapter.  519 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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