Document Title

ms00103-04

Document ID

ms00103

Newspaper

Port Gibson Correspondent

Place of Publication

Port Gibson, Mississippi

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

8-30-1822

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

8-27-1822

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Kitty

Individual ID

ms00137

Gender

F

Age

20

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Small blemish in one eye

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Kirkland, A.

Owner Home

Jefferson County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

August 1822

Origin of Escape

Jefferson County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Stole horse or wagon

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

Stop The Runaways. Ranaway from the subscriber, living in Jefferson County, on the night of the 26th inst. Four negroes,—Three men and one woman—Description as follows, MANUEL, a man of about thirty-five or forty years old, about five feet four or five inches high, stout, well made, light complexion with pleasant countenance and apt to smile when spoken to. BILLY, a man of about twenty five or thirty years old, near six feet high, light complexion and considerably [illeg.]. BILLY, a Mulatto boy of about fifteen or sixteen years old a very smart lively spoken fellow, and can tell a plausible story, limps considerably when he walks, in consequence of Rheumatic pains. KITTY, a girl of about twenty years old tolerably stout and dark complexion, with a small blemish in one of her eyes; they took with them a small dun Pony, and have considerable clothing with them, consisting principally of white home spun.—Any person who will secure them so that I get them, shall be liberally rewarded. A. KIRKLAND.

Document Type

Article

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