Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11680908 Details

State:Virginia
Location:Prince William
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Legislature of the State of Virginia
Filing Date:1809-December-11
Ending Date:1809-December-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:In 1809, Thomas Stone of Charles County, Maryland, died, having bequeathed to his daughter, Mary Duffy, , a "Certain Negro girl slave named Jenny about ten years of age." Moses Duffy is Mary Stone Duffy's husband, and he the legislature permission to bring Jenny into Virginia. He explains that Jenny was the only legacy left to his wife by her father and she is the only slave owned by the Duffys.
Result:bill drawn
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11680908

People Associated with Petition 11680908

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

Citation Information

Repository: Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

  • Legislative Petitions

Processing Information

Record Created:3/31/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/15/2008 4:47:00 PM