Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383905 Details

Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1839-January-9

General Petition Information

Abstract:Isaac Walker represents that he is the owner of soon to be thirteen-year-old Moses, a slave "untill he arrives to the age of twenty five years." Walker also reports that he recently moved from Delaware to Maryland and "there now resides on a farm owned by him." The petitioner, being "desirous of removing his said Slave to the State of Maryland, for the purpose of working him on this said farm," therefore prays that a law be passed "authorizing him to remove his said Slave from this State into the State of Maryland."
Result:read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383905

People Associated with Petition 10383905

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 289-290
  • Microfilm: 289-290

Processing Information

Record Created:10/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/7/2008 6:10:00 PM