Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382910 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable Legislature of Delaware
Filing Date:1829-January-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Brown of Kent County, Delaware, states that he owns a number of slaves in Caroline County, Maryland. He therefore prays that a special act be passed allowing him "to move and remove the Said slaves at pleasure, and to have them or either of them, in or out of the State as may suit his Convenience."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382910

People Associated with Petition 10382910

Slaves:9
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: 124-126
  • Microfilm: 124-126

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/27/2007 2:13:00 PM