Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384915 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware:
Filing Date:1849-January-16

General Petition Information

Abstract:Two hundred forty-three petitioners, "votable citizens of the State of Delaware respectfully ask that you will enact such laws, as in your wisdom, may be deemed necessary for the immediate abolition of slavery in Delaware, with least possible injury to vested rights."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:11
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10384915

People Associated with Petition 10384915

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Page: 510-520
  • Microfilm: 510-520

Processing Information

Record Created:1/30/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/2/2007 5:58:00 PM