Petition #10379902


Curtis Morriss informs the court that his father-in-law, Gowan Wright, is a resident of Maryland and "hath given to your petitioners Daughtor Elen Morriss" a female slave named Ibba, "which your petitioner Desiers to Bring into this State and hold for the yuse of his Said Daughtor on the Same tirms as if She had bin given by a Citizen of this State." Morriss therefore prays that a law be passed enabling him to bring Ibba into the state of Delaware.

Result: Read, referred to committee.

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Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware