Document Title

ms00101-03

Document ID

ms00101

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

8-23-282

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

8-12-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Ennels

Individual ID

ms00131

Gender

M

Age

19; 20

Height

6'

Color/Skin

Black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Rogers, Benjamin

Owner Home

Woodville, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Woodville, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

Liberal

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

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.

Document Type

Article

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