Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382702 Details

Salutation:To the honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1827-January-11

General Petition Information

Abstract:One hundred and five citizens of Delaware "respectfully beg leave to express their assent to the positions contained in the Memorial of the Wilmington Union Colonization Society and their conviction of the great importance of the subject." The petitioners are "confident, that there are few subjects in which the present generation has a deeper interest, or which more urgently demands the attention of our statesmen."
Result:House: presented, read, referred; Senate: read
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:See PAR #10382701
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10382702

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 62-64
  • Microfilm: 62-64

Processing Information

Record Created:3/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 3:44:00 PM