Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382602 Details

Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1826-January-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:The Wilmington Society of Friends, at their monthly meeting, urge the legislature to immediately abolish slavery. Arguing that slavery is evil, unjust, and oppressive, the petitioners put forth that "we believe it to be a truth, that in oppression, cruel suffering, and degradation, negro Slavery remains without a parallel in the known world."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:See PARs #10382601, #10382603 through #10382608
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10382602

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 4-8
  • Microfilm: 4-8

Processing Information

Record Created:3/5/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/3/2007 5:44:00 PM