Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384510 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Sussex
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Senate and house of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1845-January-8

General Petition Information

Abstract:In 1834, William Lowe sent his son, James, to Somerset County in Maryland to live with Clement Beach, the boy's uncle. In 1844, the uncle died and left James Lowe, now seventeen, two slaves: seven-year-old Isaac and nine-year-old Charlotte. As guardian of his minor son, William Lowe seeks exemption from the Delaware law designed to prevent the importation and exportation of slaves and asks permission bring the slaves from Maryland to Delaware.
Result:House: presented, read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10384510

People Associated with Petition 10384510

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 385-386
  • Microfilm: 385-386

Processing Information

Record Created:1/29/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/7/2008 7:03:00 PM