Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10384916 Details

State:Delaware
Salutation:To the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1849-February-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:Two hundred forty-one 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:6
Related Documents:See PARs #10384906 through #10384910
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 10384916

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
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 497-501
  • Microfilm: 497-501

Processing Information

Record Created:2/16/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/2/2007 6:00:00 PM