Document Title

ms00193

Document ID

ms00193

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

5-29-1830

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

1-21-1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Martin

Individual ID

ms00246

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'7"

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Nobar

Owner Home

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

On foot

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

January 1830

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

Runaway In Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, by H. Tooley, Esq., on the 20th day of January, 1830, a negro man who calls himself MARTIN, about 35 years of age, of dark complexion, and about 5 feet 7 1-2 inches high; had on, when committed, coarse linen shirt and pantaloons, also, a good blanket coat. The said negro states that he belongs to a Frenchman by the name of NOBAR, near the Lafouche [sic], upon the coast, and further states, that he has travelled by land, in company with another negro man, by the name of James, who belongs to the same owner. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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