Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383309 Details

Salutation:To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1833-January-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Ninety-eight whites "cordially disapprove" of the efforts of free people of color to repeal the 1832 statute concerning the right of free blacks to possess firearms and to assemble for worship services. They "pray that the Law refered to may not be meddled with."
Result:House: presented and read
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:See PARs #10383301 through #10383304, #10383306, #10383307
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10383309

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 235-237
  • Microfilm: 235-237

Processing Information

Record Created:4/23/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/29/2007 6:28:00 PM