Document Title

ms00158-01

Document ID

ms00158

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-14-1827

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

7-2-1827

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Bob

Individual ID

ms00206

Gender

M

Age

15; 16

Height

4'8"; 4'9"; 4'10"

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Chains

No

Work

Domestic Servant

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Perrier, Lucy

Owner Home

Oakley, St. Francisville, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Oakley, St. Francisville, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Carried freedom papers or pass

Reward Offered

$15; $30

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

Thirty Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, BOB, a [torn] negro boy (perhaps might be called a mulatto) [sic] [torn] fifteen or sixteen years of age, about four feet eight or ten inches high, wore a shirt of white domestic [torn] pantaloons of white homespun, a frock coat of brown fearnot—Is probably in company with a negro named JOE, very black, and quick spoken, and belongs to Mr. MAYO GRAY. They probably have passes or it is supposed that they are in company with a negro man who can write. The above reward will be given if apprehended and secured out of the state, [torn] notice given to the subscriber, and fifteen dollars if secured in this state and nottce [sic] given as above. LUCY PERRIER Oakley, near St. Francisville, La.

Document Type

Article

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