Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382616 Details

Salutation:To the General Assembly of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1826-January-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:O. Horsey informs the legislature that he resides two-thirds of the year in Maryland and one-third of the time in Delaware. He further states that "some of his domestic servants are slaves and some are the children of manumitted slaves, born before the term of service expired and the females and mails respectively under the ages of twenty one & twenty five." Horsey prays that an act be passed "to enable him to remove into and out of the state his domestic servants afsd for the better accommodation of himself and family and for no other purpose."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382616

People Associated with Petition 10382616

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 38-39
  • Microfilm: 38-39

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 3:05:00 PM