Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382707 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1827-January-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:As guardian of her son, Sarah Banning of Wilmington, Delaware, "is owner of a female negro girl named Mabel Skinner a Slave aged Eighteen years," who is presently in Talbot County, Maryland. Banning "is desirous of bringing the said slave from the State of Maryland where she was born, into the Sate of Delaware that your Petitioner may have the benefit of her Services." She therefore prays that a law be passed "authorizing her to bring from the State of Maryland into the State of Delaware, the said female slave Mable Skinner to retain her as a slave."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate, read 2nd
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382707

People Associated with Petition 10382707

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 76-77
  • Microfilm: 76-77

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 4:43:00 PM