Document Title

ms00210

Document ID

ms00210

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-18-1830

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

September 1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John

Individual ID

ms00261

Gender

M

Age

28

Height

5'4"; 5'5"

Countenace

Speaks broken English

Chains

No

Languages

Speaks broken English like an African

English Proficiency

Speaks broken English

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Sledden, Charles

Owner Home

Lawrence County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

International slave trade

Origin of Escape

Lawrence County, 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)

September 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

Runaway In Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, by S. Postlethwaite, Esq. on the 4th day of September 1830, a negro man who calls himself JOHN, and says he belongs to CHARLES SLEDDEN, of Lawrence county, Mississippi Said negro is about 28 years of age, 5 feet 4 1 2 or 5 inches high; had on when committed, coarse linen shirt and pantaloons—said negro talks broken like an African. 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

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS