Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382006 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1820-January-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Noah Ross of Caroline County, Maryland, inherited four slaves "in right of his wife," the daughter of Hester Cannon, who died in Sussex County, Delaware. The petitioner therefore asks that an act be passed "authorizing him, the said Noah Ross, to remove the said Slaves, from Sussex County State of Delaware, to his place of residence, in Caroline County State of Maryland."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate: read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Testimonial of James Houston, John Wilson, et al., 13 December 1819
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 10382006

Slaves:3
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: 539-540, 533-534
  • Microfilm: 539-540, 533-534

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/12/2007 6:18:00 AM