Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10379302 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Representatives of the State of Delaware now in General Assembly setting the twelveth day of January anno domini 1793
Filing Date:1793-January-14

General Petition Information

Abstract:John and Sarah Brown, residents of Delaware, state that they "are intitled and hold in peaceable & Quiet possession a certain negro man slave named Job in the County of Caroline and State of Maryland." Citing the Delaware Act of Assembly that prohibits the removal of slaves "from the State of Maryland into the State of Delaware," the Browns ask that they be allowed to bring Job, "as their property and lawful Slave," into Delaware.
Result:read, referred to committee
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10379302

People Associated with Petition 10379302

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 146-149
  • Microfilm: 146-149

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/17/2007 4:41:00 PM