Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384001 Details

Salutation:To His Excellency ¿ Governor of Delaware (COMEGYS, Cornelius P.)
Filing Date:1840-June-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thomas Clarkson, president of the Convention of the Friends of the Negro, declares that the Convention, "being solemnly impressed with a sense of the National Sin of Slavery and the Slave Trade, and under a settled conviction that the only effectual means to put an end to the Slave Trade is to abolish Slavery does most earnestly and respectfully appeal to the Governor of Delaware to employ all that influence and power with which Divine Providence has entrusted him, to secure immediate and unconditional liberty to the Slave."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10384001

People Associated with Petition 10384001

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 324-327
  • Microfilm: 324-327

Processing Information

Record Created:2/16/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/6/2008 4:58:00 PM