Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383103 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1831-January-22

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Watson Evans, "being possessed of two negroe slaves resident in the State of Maryland," represents that he is "anxious to have them removed to the State of Delaware." He therefore prays that a law be passed "to enable me to bring sd. negroes, Evan & Hiram into this State."
Result:House: presented, read
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383103

People Associated with Petition 10383103

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 180-181
  • Microfilm: 180-181

Processing Information

Record Created:8/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/29/2007 11:23:00 AM