Document Title

ms00121-02

Document ID

ms00121

Newspaper

The Mississippi State Gazette

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

11-27-1824

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

11-21-1824

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Sibbee

Individual ID

ms00160

Gender

F

Countenace

Sulky look

Injury/Trama

Scar on cheek

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Johnson, Wm. P.

Owner Home

Amite County, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Maryland

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

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

November 1824

Origin of Escape

Amite County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured with a white person or person(s)

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$150

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

$150 Reward, And all reasonable Charges. Absconded on the 17th instant [Nov.], three [torn] Negroes, RICHARD, an intelligent fellow, a [torn] Methodist Preacher, about 28 years old, speaks English and German, and often uses the words [torn] Sir, when spoken to; SIBBEE, a girl about [torn] years old, a scar on her cheek, supposed [torn] occasioned by a boil, a Sulkey Look, the [torn] brought in the State from Maryland by [torn] WOOLFOLK; TITAS, a lad that I raised, about [torn] years old, the first joint of his fore finger [torn] all Black Negroes, dressed in home made [torn] The above Reward will be paid on conviction [torn] the person) if it should appear of their being enticed away by a white person, otherwise $ [torn] each, if secured in any gaol, and Notice given [torn] WM. P. JOHNSON Amite County.

Document Type

Article

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