Document Title

ms00178

Document ID

ms00178

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

4-19-1828

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

4-19-1828

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

George; Johnson, James

Individual ID

ms00230

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Weight

Slim

Color/Skin

Bright black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Thompson; Reynolds

Owner Home

Claiborne County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

April 1828

Origin of Escape

Claiborne County, Mississippi

Presumed Destination

North

Companions

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

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10; $20; $50

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

50 Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscribers, on the 6th Inst., a negro man named GEORGE; alias JAMES JOHNSON, bright black colour, about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, slim made, about 30 years old; had the following clothing, viz: one blue broad cloth coat, tolerably old, one white and one black hat, one pair of blue cassinett pantaloons, also a roundabout and pantaloons of white linsey woolsey. It is supposed he will make for the upper States, and that some white man has taken or his helping him off. Ten dollars will be paid if taken in this state, 20 dollars if out of the state, and fifty dollars for him and the thief, if secured in any jail so that we can get him or them, and all reasonable charges paid. THOMPSON & REYNOLDS, Living near Sam. K. Montgomery’s, Claiborne cty.

Document Type

Article

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