Document Title

ms00195

Document ID

ms00195

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

1-1-1831

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

12-11-1830

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

Sheriff’s Sale. State of Mississippi vs. CHARLES a runaway slave. By virtue of the powers vested in me by law and by virtue of the statute in such case made and provided, I shall expose at public sale to the highest bidder for ready money, at the Court House of Adams county, on the third Monday in January next, within the time prescribed by law, a Negro man named Charles, committed to the prison of Adams county as a runaway slave, and has not been claimed by any owner, within six months from the date of his commitment—sold for his prison and other fees. HI. GRIDLEY, Shff.

Document Type

Article

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