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Full cheeks; Mustache
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaway In Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, by S. Postlethwaite, Esq. on the 1st day of July, 1830, a negro boy who calls himself SAMUEL DAVIS, and says he belongs to mr. [sic] WATKINS in Tennessee—he is about 30 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, of rather dark complexion, with remarkable full cheeks, and a pair of whiskers; said negro had on when committed, a good cotton shirt and blue linsey pantaloons. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.
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