Document Title

ms00174

Document ID

ms00174

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

3-15-1828

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

3-1-1828

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Maria

Individual ID

ms00226

Gender

F

Age

20

Color/Skin

Jet Black

Countenace

Likely

Chains

No

Work

Agricultural

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Campbell, A.

Owner Home

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured with a white person or person(s)

Armed

No

Means of Escape

On foot

Reward Offered

$120

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

$120 Reward. MARIA—A Likely Jet Black Girl [sic], aged about twenty years, clothed in Cotton homespun, left the field without any provocation. There is reason to believe she was seduced away. She has been lately seen on the upper end of the Pine Ridge.—One hundred dollars, will be paid on prosecuting to conviction any white person who may have harbored her, and twenty dollars will be paid on prosecuting to conviction any black person who may have harbored her, eight dollars will be paid on delivering her to A. CAMPBELL. Pine Ridge.

Document Type

Article

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