Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382915 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1829-January-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:Ayres Stockly of Kent County, Delaware, inherited twenty-one-year-old Bob and seventeen-year-old Charles from his father's estate. Stockly represents that said slaves "still remain in Accomack county Virginia, where they are of little advantage to him and that he wishes to employ them in Kent County in his own service." The petitioner therefore prays "that a bill may be passed to authorize him to bring them into this State."
Result:Senate: presented, read, referred, reported
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382915

People Associated with Petition 10382915

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 137-138
  • Microfilm: 137-138

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/27/2007 2:51:00 PM