Document Title

ms00084

Document ID

ms00084

Creators

A. Glass, false

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

1-11-1822

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

1-4-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Isaac; Jerry

Individual ID

ms00111

Gender

M

Age

18; 19; 20

Height

5'9"

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Johnston, William

Owner Home

Bayou Sara, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Bayou Sara, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Warrenton, Mississippi

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

Notes and Comments

Captured 2 January 1822; December 1820

Document Description

Runaway In Jail. Committed to the Jail of Warren county, on the 2d instant, a negro man named ISAAC, says he belongs to WILLIAM JOHNSTON living in Bayou Sarah. Said negro is 5 feet 9 inches high, 18 or 20 years of age, and was committed to this Jail sometime in December, 1820, by the name of JERRY. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take him away. A. GLASS, Shff. Warrenton.

Document Type

Article

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