Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11680002 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Filing Date:1800-December-14

General Petition Information

Abstract:Maryland slaveholder Dekar Thompson seeks permission to bring his slaves into Virginia. Recently land located in Fauquier County has been purchased for him by the executors of the estate of a relative with the same name. He states that he could sell his Maryland slaves and purchase new ones in Virginia, but he claims that as a person who has "raised and brought them up," he is "attached" to his slaves "and they to him."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11680002

People Associated with Petition 11680002

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions

Processing Information

Record Created:10/29/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/10/2008 9:25:00 AM