Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382306 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honourable The Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1823-January-16

General Petition Information

Abstract:In December 1822 illiterate white bricklayer Richard Millington, "a citizen of Caroline County," Maryland, moved to Delaware “in search of work.” Shortly after his arrival he was "taken at the Suit of Luke Bell a black man" for a debt of $1.75 and placed in the Kent County jail. Unable to pay even this small amount, Millington seeks relief from his "helpless and wretched condition."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382306

People Associated with Petition 10382306

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: 669-670
  • Microfilm: 669-670

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/19/2007 11:43:00 AM