Port Gibson Correspondent
Place of Publication
Port Gibson, Mississippi
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Origin of Escape
Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
Means of Escape
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Four Negroes. Ranaway from subscriber, on the night of the 12th instant, four Negro fellows, viz: SIMON, about 25 years old: 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, of yellow complexion—had on a tow linen shirt and pantaloons, and a fur hat somewhat worn. JOE, about 18 or 20 years old; 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high; of a yellow complexion—had on a tow linen shirt and pantaloons. ENNELS, about 19 or 20 years old; black complexion; about 6 feet high—had on a linen shirt, his other clothes not recollected. DAVID, about 27 years old; black; 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high; clothed with a linen shirt a pair of black cloth pantaloons, a good deal worn, and patched with different colors. They took with them other clothing and will probably change their dress. They have no marks recollected—A liberal Reward and all reasonable expenses, will be paid to any person who will secure said Negroes in any jail so that they be obtained. BENJAMIN ROGERS. Woodville.
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