Document Title

ms00128

Document ID

ms00128

Creators

R. H. May

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

8-22-1825

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

8-17-1825

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Abraham

Individual ID

ms00170

Gender

M

Age

40

Height

5'4"

Countenace

Scar on forehead

Injury/Trama

Scar on forehead

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Griffin, David

Owner Home

On the Big Black River, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

On the Big Black River, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

8-14-1825

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)

6-6-2014

Document Description

Was committed to the jail of Adams county, on the 17th of August, as a runaway, by James Carson, Esq., a negro man by the name of ABRAHAM, says that he belongs to DAVID GRIFFIN, living on the Big Black river, in this state; this boy is about 40 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, has a scar on his forehead on the left side; he is clothed in coarse cotton shirt and pantaloons. The owner of the above negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. R. H. MAY, Jailor. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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