The Mississippi State Gazette
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Down surly look
The Market of Natchez, Mississippi
Fled or captured as an individual
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Pretended to be/passed as free
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Twenty Dollars Reward. Ranaway, about 8 months ago, from the late JAMES WRAY, a Negro Man named JOHN, formerly belonging to Mr. LESCEUE. Said Negro is about 30 years old, 5 feet 8 inches; stout made, with a down surly look—It is supposed he has made a voyage in a Steam Boat, or other vessel, and passes as free—He has been seen by several persons about the Market this week, in company with sailors. Masters of vessels are cautioned against harbouring or employing said Negro, under the penalties of the law. The above reward will be paid for lodging him in Jail; or 50 dollars and all reasonable expenses if taken out of the States, by applying to. WM. PHELON & WM. LIDDLE. New-Orleans.
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