Document Title

ms00158-02

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

Joe

Individual ID

ms00207

Gender

M

Color/Skin

Very black

Countenace

Quick spoken

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Gray, Mayo

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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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