Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382405 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:1824-January-20

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:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #10382302; Copy of Accounts of Thomas Simpson, 1824
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 10382405

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: 688-693
  • Microfilm: 688-693

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/20/2007 8:55:00 AM