Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382611 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1826-January-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Peregrine Hendrickson states that he is "possessed" of a fifty-three-year-old slave named Nelly and four "manumitted Negroes" who are "to be free at the age of 30 years agreeable to a deed of manumission recorded in ... Kent County Maryland." He therefore prays that a law be passed "to authorize him to bring said slave & manumitted Negroes into the state of Delaware."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382611

People Associated with Petition 10382611

Slaves:5
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 36-37
  • Microfilm: 36-37

Processing Information

Record Created:7/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/16/2007 6:03:00 PM