Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383703 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware now in Session
Filing Date:1837-January-25

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph Ford of Washington, D.C., reports that his wife, Julia Ann Green Ford, recently inherited "a certain family slave called and known by the name of Jane Green" from her father's estate in Delaware. Ford explains that he "wishes to remove the said slave to Washington City to be employed in his house as a Servant." He therefore prays that a law be passed "authorizing and empowering him to remove to the City of Washington the said slave Jane Green, and to hold her as a slave."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383703

People Associated with Petition 10383703

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 254-255
  • Microfilm: 254-255

Processing Information

Record Created:10/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 4:02:00 PM