Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10382923 Details

Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1829-January-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:Delaware resident William Duhamel states that he owns a fourteen-year-old slave named George, who is "at this time residing in the State of Maryland." He further reveals that he "has use for the services of said boy." Duhamel therefore prays "that the legislature would pass a law authorising your petitioner to remove said boy into the State of Delaware."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10382923

People Associated with Petition 10382923

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 156-157
  • Microfilm: 156-157

Processing Information

Record Created:4/22/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/27/2007 4:57:00 PM