Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382613 Details

Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1826-January-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Richard Lockwood of Cecil County, Maryland, having purchased seven-year-old Perry and thirteen-year-old Terry in Delaware, seeks exemption from the Delaware law designed to prevent the importation and exportation of slaves. Lockwood therefore “prays your Honorable Body to pass an act granting him authority to remove the said negroes into the State of Maryland.” Thirteen-year-old Terry is a “manumitted servant” to be freed in the future.
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382613

People Associated with Petition 10382613

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 40-41
  • Microfilm: 40-41

Processing Information

Record Created:3/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/16/2007 6:24:00 PM