Document Title

ms00125

Document ID

ms00125

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

1-29-1826

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

1-29-1826

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Peter, Francis

Individual ID

ms00167

Gender

M

Age

33; 34; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39

Height

5'3"

Chains

No

Languages

French

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Previous Residencies

Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Other

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

Capture Location

Natchez, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

July 1825

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

Notes and Comments

Escaped during the War of 1812

Document Description

State of Mississippi, Adams County. By virtue of the powers vested in me by law, and agreeably to the statute in such case made, and provided, I will expose to public sale, to the highest bidder for ready money, at the door of the court-house, in an for the county of Adams, on the first Monday in March next, between the hours of 11 o’clock A.M. and 4 o’clock P.M. of said day, a negro man named FRANCIS PETER, committed to the jail of said county as a runaway slave, and who has not been claimed by any owner within six months from the date of his commitment, for his prison and other fees. JOHN FORSYTH, Sheriff A.C.

Document Type

Article

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