Document Title

ms00194

Document ID

ms00194

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

6-5-1830

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

4-29-1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Charles

Individual ID

ms00247

Gender

M

Age

23

Height

5'6"; 5'7"

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Mr. Cyprian

Owner Home

On the coast between Baton Rouge and New Orleand, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

On the coast between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

April 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

Was committed to the jail of Adams County by H. Tooley, Esq., on the 22d April, 1830, a mulatto boy, who calls himself CHARLES, about 23 years of age, 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, says he belongs to mr. [sic] CYPRIAN on the coast between Baton Rouge and New Orleans; said negro had on when committed fur hat, and had with him a trunk containing a pair of Casinet pantaloons, a white vest and cotton shirt. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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