Document Title

ms00015-01

Document ID

ms00015

Newspaper

Mississippi Herald and Natchez Repository

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-23-1806

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

6-12-1806

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Toby

Individual ID

ms00016

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'7"; 5'8"

Weight

Wide shoulders; thin across the shins; dry bony legs

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Speaks surly when spoken to

Chains

No

Languages

French

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Gailliard, Isaac

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$12

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

12 Dollars Reward. Ran-Away from the Subscriber, on the 8th inst. Two Negro Fellows, viz.; TOBY, aged 35 years, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, yellow complexion, wide shoulders, thin across the shins, and dry bony legs, talks some French and speaks surly when spoken to. MURRAY, 28 or 29 years of age, 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high, dark complexion, a few white spots on his chin, stout and well built, a blacksmith by trade. Any person delivering the above Negroes to the subscriber at his plantation or lodging them in any jail, where he may get them, shall receive the above reward, with all reasonable charges. ISAAC GAILLIARD.

Document Type

Article

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