Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382920 Details

Salutation:To the Honorable General Assembly of Delaware
Filing Date:1829-February-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:"Having two Servants in Delaware," Thomas Handy, a Maryland resident, is "anxious to remove them from Delaware into the State of maryland." He therefore prays that a law be passed "authorising your Petitioner to remove from the State of Delaware into the State of Maryland negroes Clem and George to have & hold them as his proper slaves."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382920

People Associated with Petition 10382920

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 150-151
  • Microfilm: 150-151

Processing Information

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