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Petitions Received, 1725-1890

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Date

Katherine Sheffield of Newport widow & James Sheffield, shipwright, executor, last will & testament of Nathaniel Sheffield, late owner of Slave Ben – to be paid wages for, Vol. 2 #13, May 1730

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

Petition concerning duty on importation of negroes, June 1732

11/22/19, 4:32 PM

Last will and testament, August 1735

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Ann Franklin petition to the General Assembly, 1736

1/22/19, 5:44 PM

1738-02: Benedict Arnold for divorce from Mary Arnold

8/28/23, 7:11 PM

Petitions for dividing Westerly, 1738

4/28/20, 4:26 PM

Petition to divide the town of North Kingstown, October 1742

4/20/20, 2:09 PM

Petition of Ann Maylem for accounting of husband’s estate, September 1744

3/10/20, 12:52 PM

Petition of Indian Trustees vs. Thomas Ningret, June 1747

11/22/19, 4:30 PM

Petition of Sarah Ningret vs. Indian trustees, June 1747

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Sale of real estate to settle debts, August 1747

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Job Bennet Jr. vs. Benjamin Norton – action of trespass regarding slave Ralph (reputed free Spanish Indian), Vol. 5 #166, June 1748

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

Jean Louis Touguis & Frederick Phillippeau, free French subjects taken as prisoners of war & sold as slaves by Captain John Sweet Jr., commander of privateer belonging to Newport – Matthew Robinson of Newport on behalf of, Vol. 5 #165 , June 1748

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

John Bennett Jr. of Newport vs. Benjamin Norton, George Goulding & John Clark – for discharge from judgment; Slaves brought into colony by Captain Robert Morris & Captain John Dennis & sold; taken as prisoners of war, Vol. 7 #23 , June 1749

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

Ann Carr, widow of Benjamin of Newport, to vacate judgment, Vol. 7 #129, June 1750

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

Slave Bristoll belonging to Richard Hunt of Boston, MA, merchant – for rehearing regarding; Hunt vs. August Johnston of Newport, Vol. 8 #110, June 1753

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

1753-11 Petition of Moses Lopez for manufacture of potash

2/22/24, 7:42 PM

Petition regarding the purchase of unsound negro girl, June 1755

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petition of Thomas Ninigret, June 1757

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition of Thomas Ninigret to sell land, August 1759

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Silas Cook of Providence, master of private brigantine vessel of war “Providence” captured by French & taken to island of Hispainola – for flag of truce commission – Indian crew members, Solomon Coggeshall, William Lawrence & Ichabod Ireson & cargo of nine slaves mentioned, Vol. 10 #96, August 1759

5/31/23, 4:50 PM

Petition to create town of Johnston, 1759

4/20/20, 1:45 PM

Petition of Indians against sale of land by Thomas Ninigret, June 1763

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition of negro woman to sell real estate, June 1763

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petition of Thomas Ninigret against June 1763 petition, August 1763

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition regarding the enticement of negro woman away from owner, June 1765

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petition of Committee of Indians Appointed to sell land of Sachem, September 1769

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition with agreement of part of Indian tribe against sale of land, October 1769

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition of Thomas Ninigret for Appointment of Committee to Sell Lands, 1769

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition of Esther Sachem for sale of land, February 1770

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

Petition of Narragansett Indians for survey of lands and prohibition against sale of land, August 1773

3/7/17, 3:43 PM

John Rice (Hartford, North Carolina) to have a day in court, October 1779

12/17/21, 2:31 PM

Petition of Olive Goffe, May 1780

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition for repair to the three ferry's between Providence and Newport, July 1780

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition of C. Martin Benson, September 1780

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petitions from the Town of Scituate in regards to the Town of Foster, 1780-1781

4/20/20, 1:59 PM

Petition of Mary Franklin, August 1781

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition regarding the purchase and sale of disobedient negro woman and child out of state, November 1781

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Coggeshall Olney petition, August 1782

1/5/22, 8:15 PM

Petition of Esau Thayer, May 1784

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition of Edward Gavit, June 1784

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition of Southwick Stanton vs Paul Clarke, June 1784

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition of William Vernon, June 1784

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Manumission of Peter Venter, August 1785

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petition for declaration of freedom, October 1785

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petitions of George Babcock and Thomas Smith for release from gaol, March 1786

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition of George Babcock, October 1786

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition to release George Babcock be released from jail until his petition for a new trial is heard, November 1786

4/27/23, 2:01 PM

Petition for compensation for slave who enlisted in state service in 1778 during the War, January 1790

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Petition regarding the losses as a result of Negro Man who enlisted in the State Service in 1778, January 1790

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

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