Petition #10382710


"Having married in the State of Maryland," John Robertson of Kent County, Delaware, states that he "received from his father-in-law" an eight-year-old female slave on account of his marriage. Robertson "therefore prays your honourable body for a law authorizing him to bring the said negro girl into this State and hold her as a slave."

Result: House: read, referred.

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Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware