Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382302 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:1823-January-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:Free man of color Martin Dehorty was convicted of a felony and sold by the sheriff of Kent County for a term of three years. The money from the sale went to the state treasury. Before his arrest and trial, Dehorty owed Thomas Simpson debts totaling $46. Simpson seeks repayment of the debt.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #10382405. Copies of Samuel Morris, et al., "use of Thomas Simpson" v. Martin Dehorty, Executions, 16 January 1823; Bill of Costs, Court of General Quarter Sessions, 20 January 1823; Dehorty was sold for $206; Affidavit of Sheriff, 20 January 1823;
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 10382302

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 654-662
  • Microfilm: 654-662

Processing Information

Record Created:8/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/17/2007 1:35:00 PM