Petition #10382707


As guardian of her son, Sarah Banning of Wilmington, Delaware, "is owner of a female negro girl named Mabel Skinner a Slave aged Eighteen years," who is presently in Talbot County, Maryland. Banning "is desirous of bringing the said slave from the State of Maryland where she was born, into the Sate of Delaware that your Petitioner may have the benefit of her Services." She therefore prays that a law be passed "authorizing her to bring from the State of Maryland into the State of Delaware, the said female slave Mable Skinner to retain her as a slave."

Result: House: read, referred; senate, read 2nd.

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Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware