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Scott, Abram M.
Origin of Escape
Fled or captured as a family group of slaves
Means of Escape
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 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.
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