Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382201 Details

Salutation:The Honourable The general Assembly of Delaware
Filing Date:1822-January-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Reed of Kent County, Delaware, bequeathed to his sons, George and William, a slave named Ruben who was to be freed at age 28. "Being desireous to remove the said Ruben to their place of residence in the State of Maryland," George and William Reed "pray your honourable boy to grant them a Law Authorizeing them to remove their said servant."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382201

People Associated with Petition 10382201

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 572-573
  • Microfilm: 572-573

Processing Information

Record Created:8/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/13/2007 8:38:00 PM