Document Title

ms00205

Document ID

ms00205

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-24-1830

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

July 1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Edmund

Individual ID

ms00256

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'6"

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Scar on upper lip

Injury/Trama

Scar on upper lip; Scar on left foot; Scar on right hand

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Bisland, James

Owner Home

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

Liberal

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

Ranaway from the subscriber on Monday morning last, the 19th inst. a negro man named EDMUND, about twenty five years of age, 5 feet 6 1-2 inches high, dark complexion, with a scar on the side of his left foot; also a scar on the back of his right hand occasioned by a burn, and another scar on his upper lip, rather on the inside—he had on when he left, a new cotton shirt and pantaloons, and a blue cassinet coatee. A liberal reward will be given for said boy is delivered to me on Pine Ridge, or secured in any jail so I can get him again. JAMES BISLAND Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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