Document Title

ms00096

Document ID

ms00096

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

7-26-1822

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

7-6-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

George

Individual ID

ms00123

Gender

M

Age

24

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Weight

Well made

Color/Skin

Very black

Countenace

Active; likely

Chains

No

Work

Artisan

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Milliken, John

Owner Home

18 miles above the Walnut Hills; Vicksburg, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

18 miles above the Walnut Hills; Vicksburg, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

Reward Offered

$40

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

Forty Dollar Reward [sic]. Ranaway from subscriber, living eighteen miles above the Walnut Hills a negro man named GEORGE, 24 years old, about five feet 8 or 9 inches high, active and well made, very black and likely, is a good Black-Smith, and will perhaps try to pass for a free man. Any person who will secure him so that I get him, shall receive the above reward. JOHN MILLIKEN.

Document Type

Article

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