Petition #20380055


Sylvia, a woman of color, states that William Wilson of Maryland claims her as a slave. Apprehending "herself entitled to her freedom, by Importation into this State contrary to Law," Sylvia asks that Wilson be summoned "to answer the complaint of your Petitioner."

Result: Partially granted.

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Repository: Delaware State Archives, Dover, Delaware