Document Title

ms00081-01

Document ID

ms00081

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

11-9-1821

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

10-19-1821

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Daniel

Individual ID

ms00107

Gender

M

Age

19

Height

5'9"

Weight

Stout made

Color/Skin

Very black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Daniels, Archibald

Owner Home

Davidson County, Tennessee

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

October 1821

Origin of Escape

The jail of Claiborne County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$25; $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)

June 2014

Document Description

50 Dollars Reward. On the night of the 15th inst. Escaped from the Jail of Claiborne county. Two Negro Men; one of them calls his name DANIEL he is about 5 feet 9 inches high, stout made and very black—says he is 19 years old, and that he belongs to ARCHIBALD DANIELS of Davidson county, Tennessee. The other calls his name HADEN; he is 5 feet 4½ inches high, slender made—says he is about 18 years old and that he belongs to the Estate of JAMES WHITE, dec’d. late of Murry [sic] county, Tennessee.—Any person apprehending and delivering the above described negroes to me in Port-Gibson, or securing them in any Jail in this state, shall receive the above reward, or one half for either of them. JOS. BRIGGS, Shff.

Document Type

Article

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