Petition #10382613


Richard Lockwood of Cecil County, Maryland, having purchased seven-year-old Perry and thirteen-year-old Terry in Delaware, seeks exemption from the Delaware law designed to prevent the importation and exportation of slaves. Lockwood therefore “prays your Honorable Body to pass an act granting him authority to remove the said negroes into the State of Maryland.” Thirteen-year-old Terry is a “manumitted servant” to be freed in the future.

Result: House: read, referred.

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Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware