Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11279806 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Person
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
Filing Date:1798-December-17

General Petition Information

Abstract:Osborn Jeffreys represents that he "is desirous to have emancipated and set free" an "aged negro man called Buffaloe Sam." Jeffreys acknowledges that the said slave has "been an honest and faithful servant and by his honest Industry raised and paid to his master forty five pounds Virginia Currency as a consideration for his freedom." The petitioner therefore prays "that the said Sam may be set free by the name of Buffalow Sam."
Result:House, Senate: read, referred
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 11279806

People Associated with Petition 11279806

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

Citation Information

Repository: North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina

  • General Assembly, Session Records

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:3/6/2008 9:43:00 AM