Document Title

ms00179

Document ID

ms00179

Newspaper

The Ariel

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

5-24-1828

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

5-10-1828

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Edwald

Individual ID

ms00231

Gender

M

Age

21

Height

5'

Countenace

Bow-legged

Chains

No

Work

Transportation

Languages

French

English Proficiency

Speaks English

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Broadwell, J.; Broadwell, C.

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Place of Birth

Northern States

Previous Residencies

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

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

May 1828

Origin of Escape

Steam Boat "Patriot" en route to New Orleans, 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)

June 2014

Document Description

25 Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the S.B. Patriot, on her way to New-Orleans, on Friday night the 2d. inst. EDWALD, a negro man slave, aged about 21 years, about 5 feet high, American measure, bow-legged, and having a scar on his forehead—he speaks both the French and the English language, was born in one of the Northern States, and was sold to me by Doct. DE BOW, of New-Orleans. He was for the last two years used by me as a drayman. Apply to J. & C. BROADWELL & CO. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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