Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20380109 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas
Filing Date:1801-March-23

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joshua Young, a man of color, states that John Saunders, "his pretended master," holds and detains him in slavery. Apprehending that "he is entitled to his Freedom," Young asks that Saunders be summoned "to answer the said Complaint."
Result:partially granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 20380109

People Associated with Petition 20380109

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: 15-16
  • Microfilm: Reel 2

Processing Information

Record Created:6/19/1997
Record Final Edited:1/20/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/1/2005 11:15:00 AM