Document Title

ms00137-02

Document ID

ms00137

Creators

R. H. May, false

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-19-1825

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

9-19-1825

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Unknown

Individual ID

ms00181

Age

2

Color/Skin

Black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Scott, Abram M.

Owner Home

Woodville, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Woodville, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

September 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

Document Description

Committed to the jail of Adams county by Justice Boyer as a runaway on the 15th inst., a mulatto woman named SALLY, says she belongs to ABRAM M. SCOTT of Woodville, Wilkinson county, this state, she has with her a child [CHILD] about two years old, the child is black, and she is a bright yellow, with straight hair, she if [sic] about 24 or 25 years of age, has one of her fore teeth out, has on a striped domestic frock.—The owner of the above negroes are [sic] requested to comply with the law and take them out of jail. R. H. MAY, Jailor, A.C. Gum Jail near Washington.

Document Type

Article

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