Document Title

ms00089-02

Document ID

ms00089

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

5-31-1822

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

5-29-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John

Individual ID

ms00117

Gender

M

Age

20

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Mr. Woofork

Owner Home

Columbus, Georgia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Monroe County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 1822

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

Notice. There were committed to the Jail of the County of Monroe on the State of Mississippi, two negroes, one who says that his name is PETER—the other by the name of JOHN. Peter is a small boy about 18 years of age –a low chunky fellow. John is about 20 years old, taller than Peter—no other particular marks discovered—The owner is requested to come and prove his property, pay charges and take the negroes. BARTLET SIMS, Shff. N.B. The boys say they belong to a Mr. WOOFORK in the State of Georgia. Columbus.

Document Type

Article

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