Document Title

ms00092

Document ID

ms00092

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

6-28-1822

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

6-20-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Anthony

Individual ID

ms00120

Gender

M

Age

38

Height

6'2"; 6' 3"

Weight

Very stout

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Prominent forehead; Scar on forehead; Very plausible in conversation

Injury/Trama

Scar on forehead

Chains

No

English Proficiency

Very plausible

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Shackleford, Edmund

Owner Home

Uniontown, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

January 1822

Origin of Escape

Uniontown, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50; $100

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 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, living in Union Town, in the month of January inst. a negro man named ANTHONY, about 38 years old, 6 feet 2 or 3 inches high, yellowish complexion, very stout made, prominent forehead with a scar theron [sic]—very plausible in his conversation.—He has been seen lately in the neighborhood of Port-Gibson.—The above reward will be given any person apprehending said negro in this state, or One Hundred Dollars if apprehended out of the state. EDMUND SHACKLEFORD. Union Town.

Document Type

Article

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