Document Title

ms00014

Document ID

ms00014

Creators

Unknown, false

Newspaper

Mississippi Herald and Natchez Repository

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-20-1804

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

7-20-1804

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

York

Individual ID

ms00015

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Weight

Very stout

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Countenace

Broad full face; brown culy locks in a queue

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Previous Residencies

Maryland

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Moved with owner

Presumed Destination

Wilderness; New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

Reward Offered

$20

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)

May 2014

Document Description

Twenty Dollars. Will be given for apprehending and securing a Runaway Mulatto Man Slave named YORK; Thirty years of age, five feet eight or nine Inches high and very stout made, having a broad full face, and usually wears his brown curly locks in in queue [sic].—It is probable he may endeavor to pass for a free man, and attempt to escape either through the wilderness or to New-Orleans, he was brought from Maryland about the year [torn].

Document Type

Article

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