Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382709 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in general assembly met
Filing Date:1827-January-5

General Petition Information

Abstract:Curtis Beswick states that "he is the owner of a certain negro boy called Caleb about twelve or thirteen years of age now in the State of Maryland, and that he is desirous to bring him into this State for the purpose of his own employment without affecting his property in the said boy." Beswick therefore prays that a law be passed "authorizing him to bring into this State from the State of Maryland the said negro boy."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate: read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #10382610
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10382709

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: 80-81
  • Microfilm: 80-81

Processing Information

Record Created:4/23/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 4:52:00 PM