Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382303 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Hounourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1823-January-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Ennols Breeding requests permission to bring the slave Hannah from Sussex County, Delaware, into Caroline County, Maryland. Breeding married Elizabeth Stephens, daughter of the late John Stephens of Sussex County. Elizabeth's mother, administratrix of the estate, "not being able to pay your petitioners wifes dividend of her Fathers estate doth agree to let your petitioner have a negro woman named Hannah aged twenty six years ... to serve the term of seven years." Breeding therefore prays that an act be passed authorizing him "to remove the said negro woman Hannah from Sussex County State of Delaware to his place of Residence in Caroline County State of Maryland."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382303

People Associated with Petition 10382303

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 663-664
  • Microfilm: 663-664

Processing Information

Record Created:3/2/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/17/2007 2:46:00 PM