Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384307 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1843-January-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:Luther Swiggett and Benaiah Tharp represent that Mitchell Anderson, a free man of color, died intestate, leaving a lot and small house in Kent County that "has escheated to the State of Delaware." Noting that "considerable expense has been incurred and the property will not in seven years keep up repairs and pay the expenses already incurred," Swiggett asks that the "title claim and interest of the State" be granted to him, upon his paying "all the costs and expenses incurred by the escheator in making the Inquisition and returning the same."
Result:House: presented, read, referred; bill reported
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10384307

People Associated with Petition 10384307

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 342-343
  • Microfilm: 342-343

Processing Information

Record Created:1/28/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 8:01:00 PM