Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20379511 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas now sitting at Dover in and for the County of Kent and the Delaware State
Filing Date:circa 1795

General Petition Information

Abstract:"Negro Anteagua Handy" states that Peggy Handy, his "pretended mistress," keeps and detains him as a slave. Apprehending "that he is entitled to his Freedom," the petitioner seeks a summons commanding her to appear in court and answer the charge.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20379510, #20379512, #20379513
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20379511

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • Records of the Court of Common Pleas
  • Page: 137-46
  • Microfilm: Reel 1

Processing Information

Record Created:6/4/1997
Record Final Edited:12/31/1999
Record Last Updated on:9/24/2007 11:16:00 AM