Document Title

ms00190

Document ID

ms00190

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

3-6-1830

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

2-27-1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Milly

Individual ID

ms00243

Gender

F

Age

21; 22

Height

Ordinary stature

Weight

Robust

Color/Skin

Very black

Countenace

Scar on cheek; Free spoken; Affable

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Selby, Micajah

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

February 1830

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10; $20

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

Ten Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on Thursday the 11th day of February last, a Negro Girl named MILLY, about 21 or 22 years of age, of ordinary stature, but robust; very black, and has a scar on one of her cheeks; free spoken, and of affable disposition. The above reward will be given, if she is taken in, or Twenty Dollars if taken out of Adams county and delivered to me. MICAJAH SELBY. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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