Port Gibson Correspondent
Place of Publication
Port Gibson, Mississippi
Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
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Language (of the Original Document)
Maury County, Tennessee
Date of Escape (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
Origin of Escape
The jail of Claiborne County, Mississippi
Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
Means of Escape
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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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.
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