Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382913 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1823-January-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:John B. Scotton states that "he is the owner of a negro girl slave, named Charlotte, aged about fourteen years now in the State of Maryland." He further represents that "he wishes to bring her into this state for his own use." Scotton therefore prays an act be passed "authorising him to bring the said Slave into this State from the State of Maryland, and hold her as such."
Result:Senate: presented and read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382913

People Associated with Petition 10382913

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 132-133
  • Microfilm: 132-133

Processing Information

Record Created:9/1/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/27/2007 2:39:00 PM