Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384708 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the senate & House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met
Filing Date:1847-January-13

General Petition Information

Abstract:James Wilds recounts that his "indented servant ... was convicted on an indictment for burglary" and was sold for $280. Averring that a balance of $125.78 remains "after the fine and costs were all paid," Wilds therefore asks that an act be passed “granting to him the aforesaid clear balance of $125.78 as some compensation for the loss of the services of said negro."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10384708

People Associated with Petition 10384708

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

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 447-448
  • Microfilm: 447-448

Processing Information

Record Created:1/29/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/5/2008 12:59:00 PM