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Piece missing from left ear
Gill, R. M.
Walnut Hills, Mississippi; Kentucky
Interstate slave trade
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Committed to the jail of Adams county by Justice Boyer as a runaway on the 15th instant, a negro Man named BOB, says he belongs to R. M. GILL of Woodville, Wilkinson county this state, this boy is about five feet four or five inches high, 34 or 35 years of age, says he was stolen from SHADRICK ROBISON, living near the Walnut Hills, says he was taken up to Kentucky and there sold to JOSHUA LEE, Lee sold him to WILLIAM STEWART, Stewart sold him to Mr. Gill; he is of a yellowish complexion, has a piece taken off his left ear, has on coarse linnen [sic] pantaloons, striped roundabout and coarse cotton shirt. The owner of the above negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. R. H. MAY, Jailor, A.C. Gum Jail near Washington.
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