Document Title

ms00079-02

Document ID

ms00079

Newspaper

The Mississippi State Gazette

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

11-25-1820

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

11-11-1820

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Andy

Individual ID

ms00105

Gender

M

Age

24

Height

5'4"

Injury/Trama

Toe cut off; Much marked by the whip

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Hamet, Robert B.

Owner Home

Woodville, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Bayou Sara, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

Origin of Escape

Woodville, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Choctaw Agency

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)

June 2014

Document Description

Choctaw Agency, Nov. 8, 1820. Was delivered at this Agency, as a runaway a Negro Man named GEORGE—five feet 2 inches high; about 30 years old; has a piece bit out of his left ear; says he belongs to WALTER GRAHAM, of Winchester, Mississippi. Also—ANDY, a Negro fellow; 5 feet 4 inches high; about 24 years old—part of the second toe off the right foot; and is much marked by the whip: says he belongs to ROBERT B. HAMET, of Woodville, Mississippi, and was formerly the property of STEPHEN COBB, of Bayou Sarah. JOHN M’KEE, Choctaw Agent.

Document Type

Article

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