Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20380104 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honble the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, and general Sessions of the peace, for the County of Kent in the State of Delaware
Filing Date:circa 1801

General Petition Information

Abstract:Phillip, a man of color, states that he "is claimed as a Slave by a certain Robert Gambrell, "of Either Caroline or Queen anns County, in the State of Maryland." Apprehending that he is "intitled to his freedom," Phillip asks that Gambrell be summoned "to answer the complaint of your Petitioner."
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Order, 27 February 1801
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20380104

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • Records of the Court of Common Pleas
  • Page: 5-6
  • Microfilm: Reel 2

Processing Information

Record Created:6/19/1997
Record Final Edited:2/23/2000
Record Last Updated on:10/31/2005 2:31:00 PM