Port Gibson Correspondent
Place of Publication
Port Gibson, Mississippi
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8 miles below Natchez, Mississippi
Frederick County, Maryland
Interstate slave trade
Origin of Escape
Fairchild's Island; Natchez, Mississippi
Fled or captured as an individual
Means of Escape
On board the steam boat "Hope"; Warren 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 Warren county on the 15th instant, BOB SMITH, a dark mulatto man, about 24 years of age 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high, slender made—He was found on board the steam boat Hope, on her passage up the river—supposed to have come on board at Fairchild’s Island.—Says he belongs to MATT TILLMAN, eight miles below Natchez, Mississippi, that he was brought from Frederick county, Md. about three years since, by a man by the name of SMITH, and sold to his present master. THOMAS REED, Jailor. Warrenton.
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