Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20381402 Details

State:Delaware
Location:Kent
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable the judges of the Court of Common Pleas
Filing Date:1814-May-31

General Petition Information

Abstract:Samuel Brown charges that Francis Hall, "his pretended master," detains him as a slave. Apprehending that "he is entitled to his freedom," Brown asks that Hall be summoned "to answer the complaint of your petitioner."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20381302, #20381404; Interrogatories, 6 April 1815
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 20381402

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware

  • Records of the Court of Common Pleas
  • Page: 187-8
  • Microfilm: Reel 2

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:1/24/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/10/2005 5:06:00 PM