Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383601 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1836-June-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Appointed by Delaware Governor Caleb P. Bennett to retrieve Robert Harris, a fugitive charged with kidnapping, Robert Ritchie went to Chestertown, Maryland, secured Harris, and brought him back to the town of New Castle. Attesting that the journey was "attended with loss of time, considerable expense, and great hazard," Ritchie asks to be compensated.
Result:House: presented, read, referred to claims
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383601

People Associated with Petition 10383601

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 270-271
  • Microfilm: 270-271

Processing Information

Record Created:12/30/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 2:21:00 PM