Document Title

ms00160

Document ID

ms00160

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)

7-18-1827

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

George

Individual ID

ms00209

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'4"

Weight

Well made

Color/Skin

Yellow

Injury/Trama

Scar on breast; Scar on right shoulder; Scars on right arm

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Ullum, Jacob; Ollum, Jacob

Owner Home

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Baton Rouge, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Franklin County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

July 1827

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

Was committed to the jail of Franklin county on the 15th day of July, 1827, by Jonathan Russell, Esq. a negro man who calls his name GEORGE, says that he belongs to a Frenchman living near Batton Rouge [sic], La. by the name of JACOB ULLUM, or OLLUM, and was raised by him. George is five feet four inches high, well made, yellow complexion, about 25 years of age; he has on a mixed woollen sic] round-a-bout and blue cotton pantaloons considerably worn; a scar on his breast about [torn] inches in length; also, one on his right shoulder, several on his right arm. The owner of the above negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. J. RUSSELL, for D. H. McINTYRE, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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