Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11000013 Details

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

General Petition Information

Abstract:The petitioners ask for the emancipation of Samuel Martin's family. Three years before Martin, a free man of color, purchased his wife and three children. A related petition reveals that Samuel Martin had been freed a number of years earlier by his owner, J. W. Thomson.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Copy of Act for the Emancipation of Samuel Martin, a Person of Colour, n.d.; see PAR #11000011
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 11000013

Slaves:4
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:10
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 5:47:00 PM