Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20380106 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 at Dover in and for Kent County
Filing Date:1801-December-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:By Daniel Mifflin, his next friend, Robbin, a man of color, states that Edmond Dunnavan holds and detains him as a slave. Apprehending that "he is justly entitled to his freedom," Robbin asks that Dunnavan be summoned "to answer the complaint of your petitioner."
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20380101, #20380404; Court Order, 2 December 1801
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20380106

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: 9-10
  • Microfilm: Reel 2

Processing Information

Record Created:6/19/1997
Record Final Edited:1/19/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/1/2005 10:59:00 AM