Document Title

ms00017

Document ID

ms00017

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)

9-4-1806

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Gaspar

Individual ID

ms00019

Gender

M

Age

24

Height

Tall

Weight

Stout; well built

Color/Skin

Very dark

Countenace

Round; Open

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Girod, Claude Fr.

Owner Home

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$25

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

Ran-Away from the subscriber’s plantation at La Fourche, a stout well built Negro, called GASPAR, aged 24 years—he has been gone about a month, is tall and very dark complexioned, with a round and open countenance. Whoever apprehends the said negro, is requested to pay much attention towards well securing him, and will be recompensed with a reward of Twenty Five Dollars, besides being reimbursed for the expences they may be at in taking him. CLAUDE FR. GIROD.

Document Type

Article

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