Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382710 Details

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-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:"Having married in the State of Maryland," John Robertson of Kent County, Delaware, states that he "received from his father-in-law" an eight-year-old female slave on account of his marriage. Robertson "therefore prays your honourable body for a law authorizing him to bring the said negro girl into this State and hold her as a slave."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382710

People Associated with Petition 10382710

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 85-86
  • Microfilm: 85-86

Processing Information

Record Created:8/8/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/26/2007 4:58:00 PM