Document Title

ms00121-03

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

Titas

Individual ID

ms00161

Gender

M

Age

A lad raised by owner

Injury/Trama

Injury to finger

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Johnson, Wm. P.

Owner Home

Amite County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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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