Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382110 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly Met
Filing Date:1821-January-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Cooper states that he is the owner of a three-year-old slave named Aaron, who was born in Maryland and "has resided there ever since." He further reports that he manumitted Aaron's mother Phebe. "Wishing to bring the said Aaron into this State and not being willing to incur the penalty of the laws in such cases," Cooper "prays the General Assembly to pass an act authorizing him to bring into this State the said Negro child Aaron."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382110

People Associated with Petition 10382110

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Page: 570-571
  • Microfilm: 570-571

Processing Information

Record Created:1/16/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/13/2007 7:36:00 PM