Port Gibson Correspondent
Place of Publication
Port Gibson, Mississippi
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Language (of the Original Document)
25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30
Scar on leg; Scar on neck
Mrs. Buffington; Stephenson, Elli
Moved with owner
Origin of Escape
Fled or captured as an individual
Means of Escape
Claiborne County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaway In Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Claiborne county, as runaway, on the 2d inst. a negro man, five feet seven inches high, slender made and dark complected [sic], has a scar on the back part of his left-leg, and one on his neck, and appears to be 25 or 30 years of age; says his name is BENJAMIN, and belongs to Mrs. BUFFINGTON of the state of Ohio, and that he was hired to ELLI STEPHENSON, who descended the Mississippi in a flat boat, and left him in the city of Natchez. JOS. BRIGGS, Shff.
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