Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10381819 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1818-January-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:Roger Wright moved from Maryland into Delaware and "previous to his removal became possessed of" four slaves, "which by the Laws of Delaware he could not remove." "Wishing to remove them into the State of Delaware," Wright "humbly requests the Legislature to grant him authority, by a special Act, for that purpose."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:James Houston to the Delaware Senate and House, 21 January 1818
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 10381819

Slaves:4
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: 474-478
  • Microfilm: 474-478

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/6/2007 6:03:00 PM