Petition #11000013


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.

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