Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20379905 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware now Sitting in and for the County of Kent this 29 day of November 1799
Filing Date:1799-November-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:"Negro Sarah Loatman by negro Simon Loatman her Father" states that Daniel Cook, "her pretended master," holds and detains her as a slave. Apprehending that "she is entitled to her Freedom," she asks the court to summon Cook "to answer the Complaint of your petitioner."
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 20379905

People Associated with Petition 20379905

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: 241-42
  • Microfilm: Reel 1

Processing Information

Record Created:6/9/1997
Record Final Edited:1/12/2000
Record Last Updated on:10/20/2005 4:07:00 PM