Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382708 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Sussex
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable, The General Assembly of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1827-January-4

General Petition Information

Abstract:Sarah Hudson of Sussex County, Delaware, represents "that she is the owner of a certain negro Girl called Mary who is now in the State of Maryland, and that she is desirous to bring her into this State for the purposes of her own employment without affecting her property in the said Mary." Hudson therefore prays that a law be passed "to enable her to bring into this State from the State of Maryland the said negro Slave."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate, read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382708

People Associated with Petition 10382708

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 78-79
  • Microfilm: 78-79

Processing Information

Record Created:3/5/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 4:48:00 PM