Document Title

ms00091

Document ID

ms00091

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

6-21-1822

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

6-16-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Charles

Individual ID

ms00119

Gender

M

Age

21; 22

Height

5'10"

Countenace

Small scar on forehead

Injury/Trama

Small scar on forehead

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Stewart, James

Owner Home

Near Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Near Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Warrenton, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 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

Runaway In Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Warren county on the 15th instant, as a runaway slave, a negro man who calls himself CHARLES and says he belongs to Mr. JAMES STEWART of Wilkinson county, near Woodville.—Charles is 5 feet 10 inches high, about 21 or 22 years of age, and has a small scar on his forehead—The owner is requested to comply with the law and take him away. EDMn. REEVES, Jailor, Warren county. Warrenton.

Document Type

Article

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