Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382204 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable, the Senate and house of Representatives of the state of Delaware, in general assembly met
Filing Date:1822-January-28

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Chamberlain, "the owner of a certain negro girl, named Amelia, about six years old, who is now in Cecil county in the state of Maryland," is "desirous of bringing her into this state, as a house servant, & not for sale." He therefore prays that an act may be passed "authorising him to bring the said negro Amelia into this state, & to hold her as a slave."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382204

People Associated with Petition 10382204

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 579-580
  • Microfilm: 579-580

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/13/2007 9:11:00 PM