Document Title

ms00007

Document ID

ms00007

Creators

John Henderson

Newspaper

Green's Impartial Observer

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

4-4-1801

Date of Creation (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

3-21-1801

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Dick

Individual ID

ms00007

Gender

M

Height

5'7"; 5'8"

Chains

No

Work

Artisan

Languages

Spanish

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Cunningham

Owner Occupation

Master Ship Carpenter

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50

Contributing Institution

The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.

Metadata Coder

Branstiter, Allan

Date Metadata Coded (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

5-21-2014

Document Description

Fifty Dollars Reward. Ran away from New-Orleans, a negro named DICK, pock marked, about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, talks a little Spanish, brought up to the ship carpenter’s business, and worked several years in New-Orleans with a Mr. CUNNINGHAM, master builder of that place. Whoever secures said Negro and delivers him to the subscriber shall receive the above reward. JOHN HENDERSON, N.P..

Document Type

Article

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