Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10383906 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the members of the House of Representatives
Filing Date:1839-January-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:Lewis McConckin reports that "he has recently removed from the State of Maryland and settled himself permanently in Kent County and State of Delaware." He further states that "he is the lawful owner of two negro children now in the said State of Maryland, and is desirous to remove them and hold them as slaves in this State." The petitioner therefore prays that an act be passed "to empower him to remove and bring into this State the said children and to hold the same as slaves according to the laws here in force."
Result:read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10383906

People Associated with Petition 10383906

Slaves:0
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: 291-292
  • Microfilm: 291-292

Processing Information

Record Created:10/10/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 3:27:00 PM