Document Title

ms00138

Document ID

ms00138

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

Harry

Individual ID

ms00182

Gender

M

Age

32; 33

Height

6'

Countenace

Sunken bridge of nose; double tooth before

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Gill, R. M.

Owner Home

Woodville, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Woodville, 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)

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 14th of Sept. inst. a negro man by the name of HARRY, says that he belongs to R. M. GILL of Woodville, Wilkinson county, this man is about six feet high, his nose between his eyes is very much sunk, has a double tooth before, is about 32 or 33 years of age, has on a pair of blue cassimere pantaloons, woolsey coat and black silk vest. The owner of the above negro is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of jail. R. H. MAY, Jailor. Gum Jail near Washington.

Document Type

Article

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