Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10379301 Details

Salutation:To The Senate and House of representatives of the State of delaware
Filing Date:1793-January-24

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-seven petitioners, some of whom are Quakers, ask that laws prohibiting the "exportation of Slaves under certain restrictions, and the illegal carrying off free Black or coloured people" be strengthened and enforced.
Result:read; Senate: referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PAR #10379101
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10379301

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 143-145
  • Microfilm: 143-145

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/17/2007 4:32:00 PM