Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 10381507 Details

Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware
Filing Date:1815-January-27

General Petition Information

Abstract:Thirty-five "Inhabitants of the village of Cantwells Bridge, in the County of Newcastle" aver that "they have for a long time past experienced great inconvenience for want of a Justice of the peace to prevent the disorderly conduct of people of colour and others who are in the habit of disturbing the peace of the inhabitants." They ask for a bill to authorize the governor to establish "a commission for a justice of the Peace."
Result:House: read
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 10381507

People Associated with Petition 10381507

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • General Assembly, Legislative Papers
  • Record Group: 1111
  • Page: 308-312
  • Microfilm: 308-312

Processing Information

Record Created:2/28/1998
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:10/30/2007 9:03:00 PM