Document Title

ms00215

Document ID

ms00215

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

5-25-1832

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

May 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Edmund

Individual ID

ms00265

Gender

M

Age

18

Height

5'5"

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Good countenance

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Boon, Mr.

Owner Home

Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Moved with owner

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)

October 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

State of Mississippi vs. Edmund, a runaway slave. By virtue of the powers vested in me by law, I shall expose for sale at public auction, to the highest bidder for ready money, on the first Monday in July next, within the time prescribed by law, a negro man named EDMUND, committed to the jail of Adams county as a runaway slave, and has not been claimed by any owner for six months from the date of his commitment. Said negro sold for prison and other fees. H. GRIDLEY, Shff. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS