Document Title

ms00211

Document ID

ms00211

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

Fulton, John

Individual ID

ms00262

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'10"

Weight

Robust

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Very high cheek bones

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Previous Owner

No

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

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 18th day of Sept. 1830, a negro man calling himself JOHN FULTON, about 35 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, of a yellowish complexion, quite robust in his person, and has very high cheek bones. Said negro professes to be free; but has no pass or token whereby to be known as such. The owner of the above described negro (if any) [sic] is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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