Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383704 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Sussex
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delawar in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1837-February-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:Delaware resident Nicholas Bell of Sussex County states that "he owns a Fishing or Seine Landing about Two miles below the Maryland lines on the Nanticoke River." He therefore prays that an act be passed "to Grant him the priviledg of Removing Two Certain Slaves, one called Ra[chel], and the other Called Hannah, to and from Maryland for the purpose of Cooking and otherwise Assisting on said Fishing or Seine Landing."
Result:House: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383704

People Associated with Petition 10383704

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: 264-265
  • Microfilm: 264-265

Processing Information

Record Created:10/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 4:09:00 PM