Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10381606 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1816-February-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Parsons states that he inherited three slaves from his mother, a resident of Maryland. He represents "that he has set free two of the above mentioned Slaves since he became entitled to them," but he is "desirous to bring the other, a boy about Ten years of age into this State and hold him as a Slave." Parsons prays that an act may be passed "authorizing him to bring the said boy named Thomas into this State and hold him as a Slave."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate: read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10381606

People Associated with Petition 10381606

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 368-369
  • Microfilm: 368-369

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/31/2007 2:43:00 PM