Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10381801 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Sussex
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:circa 1818

General Petition Information

Abstract:Noting the "many acts of felony of pilfering & Stealing commited by the people of Colour both bound & free," residents of Dagsborough and Baltimore Hundred's, Sussex County, request the establishment of a patrol. Lamenting that "the Inhabitants are much distressed in their property such as Poltry of every kind Sheep, Smoke houses & Corn Stacks," the petitioners pray "your honourable Body to take the premises into your Serious consideration and Enact a Paterole Law to the extent that such vile practices may be done away if Posible."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10381801

People Associated with Petition 10381801

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 421
  • Microfilm: 421

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/6/2007 7:07:00 PM