Mississippi Herald and Natchez Repository
Place of Publication
Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
Date of Creation (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
Language (of the Original Document)
22; 23; 24; 25
Long narrow and hollow foot; remarkable crump'd toes
Hill and Bills
Moved with owner
Date of Escape (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
Origin of Escape
Baltimore, Maryland; Spanish territory
Fled or captured as an individual
Means of Escape
Disguise of Status
Carried freedom papers or pass
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Date Metadata Coded (in MM-DD-YYYY format)
Twenty Dollars reward. Ran-Away from the subscribers on the night of the 21st of October, A Negro man named JOHN, between twenty-two and twenty-five years of age, about six feet high or upwards, he had a sore foot when he went away, he has a long narrow and hollow foot, with remarkable crump’d toes. –It is supposed he has a pass, which he has obtained from a white man, and he will endeavor to pass for a free man. He is lately from Baltimore, and it is supposed he will endeavor to return to that place or make his way to the Spanish county [sic]. Whoever takes up said negro and returns him to the subscribers in Natchez, shall receive the above reward & all reasonable charges paid by HILL & BILLS. Natchez.
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