Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10381504 Details

Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and house of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met at Dover this day of 1815
Filing Date:1815-January-5

General Petition Information

Abstract:Jenifer Taylor of Caroline County, Maryland, states that he recently became "seized and possessed" of Robert, "a negro lad" about nineteen or twenty years old, who was previously part of the estate of Jenifer Taylor, "late of Kent County and State of Delaware." He therefore "prays that the Legislature would pass a law authorizing and impowering your petitioner to remove and carry hence his said Negro slave Robert allias Bob ... from the State of Delaware into the State of Maryland and their hold and retain his said slave in the same way and manner as he has a right to do in the State of Delaware."
Result:House: read, referred; Senate: read
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10381504

People Associated with Petition 10381504

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 302-303
  • Microfilm: 302-303

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/29/2007 7:02:00 PM