Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20379518 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware, now sitting in, and for, the County of Kent
Filing Date:1795-May-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:"Negro Phobe, by her Husband and Friend," states that she "is held and detained as a Slave by Jacob Grewell." Apprehending "that She is entitled to her Freedom," Phobe Emory seeks a summons, commanding Grewell to appear and answer "the Complaint of your Petitioner."
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PAR #20379508
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20379518

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • Records of the Court of Common Pleas
  • Page: 155-56
  • Microfilm: Reel 1

Processing Information

Record Created:6/4/1997
Record Final Edited:1/10/2000
Record Last Updated on:10/17/2005 3:59:00 PM