Document Title

ms00208

Document ID

ms00208

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-11-1830

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

September 1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John

Individual ID

ms00259

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'6"; 5'7"

Color/Skin

Very dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Harris, Buckner

Owner Home

Gallatin, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Gallatin, Mississippi

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)

August 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)

September 2014

Document Description

Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, by H. Tooley, Esq. on the 28th day of August, 1830, a negro boy who calls himself JOHN, very dark complexion, 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, and about 30 years of age—said negro says he belongs to mr. BUCKNER HARRIS of Gallatin, Mississippi; had on when committed, an old woolen hat, coarse linen shirt and 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.

Document Type

Article

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