Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383002 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1830-January-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Dashiell received the slave John as gift from his aunt, Mary Jones of Sussex County, Delaware. Dashiell "is desirous to carry on a Blacksmith shop where he resides in Somerset County State of Maryland and wishes to remove the said negro man John from this State into Somerset County in the State of Maryland with a view to imploy him in a Blacksmith Shop there." Dashiell therefore prays that an act be passed "authorising him to remove and carry the afsd negro man named John from this State into Somerset County in the State of Maryland and to hold and retain him as a slave."
Result:House: presented and read; leave to withdrawn
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383002

People Associated with Petition 10383002

Slaves:1
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: 161-163
  • Microfilm: 161-163

Processing Information

Record Created:3/5/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/28/2007 10:09:00 PM