Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20381405 Details

State:Delaware
Location:New Castle
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Court of Common Pleas and General Sessions of the Peace Now in Session at Newcastle
Filing Date:1814-May-28
Ending Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:Residents of New Castle County ask that Abraham Lee's application to keep a public house be denied. They charge, among other things, that Lee tried to "carry of[f] by force and Arms Negro Preston Moore with Intent (as is believed) to send him the sd Preston to Georgia." They also cite that it "has been found against him the sd Abm Lee for Kidnaping Negro Eliza."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 20381405

People Associated with Petition 20381405

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:2
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • Court Papers c. 1776-1867
  • Record Group: 2805
  • Folder: 70
  • Microfilm: Reel 7

Processing Information

Record Created:10/24/1995
Record Final Edited:2/2/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/10/2005 5:29:00 PM