The Mississippi State Gazette
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Toe cut off; Much marked by the whip
Hamet, Robert B.
Bayou Sara, Louisiana
Interstate slave trade
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Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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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.
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