Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383902 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate & House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, now sitting at Dover
Filing Date:1839-February-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Green, "free negro," reveals that “he is confined in the public Gaol of Kent County, on execution process." Green laments that "he is entirely unable to pay his debts and has a family entirely dependent upon his exertions for support, which may become paupers on the County if his imprisonment be much longer procrastinated." He therefore prays that an act be passed "for his relief."
Result:House: presented, read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383902

People Associated with Petition 10383902

Free Persons of Color:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 279-280
  • Microfilm: 279-280

Processing Information

Record Created:10/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/7/2008 5:09:00 PM