Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382706 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1827-January-30

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Hossinger states that he acquired the slave Jacob "by the donation of Samuel Kerr, your Petitioners Brother in Law." Noting that Jacob is at present in Maryland, Hossinger "is desirous of bringing him into this State." He therefore prays that a special law be passed "empowering your Petitioner to bring the said slave Jacob into this state."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382706

People Associated with Petition 10382706

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 74-75
  • Microfilm: 74-75

Processing Information

Record Created:7/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 4:29:00 PM