Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382407 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1824-January-14

General Petition Information

Abstract:Maryland resident Ennols Breeding requests permission to bring three-year-old John from Sussex County, Delaware, to his home in Caroline County, Maryland. Breeding states that he married Elizabeth Stephens, daughter of the late John Stephens of Sussex County. He further recounts that Elizabeth's mother is the administratrix of her late husband's estate and "being altogether unable to pay your petitioners wifes dividend of her fathers estate without parting with a negro boy named John." The petitioner asks for authorization "to remove from this state into the state of Maryland the affsd boy John and hold him as a slave untill he shall arive to the age of thirty four years."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #10382303
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10382407

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: 696-697
  • Microfilm: 696-697

Processing Information

Record Created:3/2/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/20/2007 11:16:00 AM