Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000010 Details

State:Mississippi
Salutation:To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi
Filing Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:Samuel Osborne asks for emancipation of an infant "whom he verily believes to be the issue of white parents" and by fraud has been brought into state and sold as a slave. He states that he recently purchased the child and wants to raise her as his own, educate her, and change her name from Margaret to Indiana Osborne.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11000010

People Associated with Petition 11000010

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi

  • Legislative Papers, Petitions and Memorials 1817-1839, undated
  • Record Group: 47
  • Volume: 16

Processing Information

Record Created:2/9/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:8/30/2007 5:11:00 PM