Document Title

ms00219

Document ID

ms00219

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

11-13-1830

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

November 1830

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Abraham

Individual ID

ms00269

Gender

M

Age

25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Countenace

Small beard on each corner of chin

Injury/Trama

Scars on breast; Scar on neck

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Griffin, Isham

Owner Home

Sandy Creek, Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Sandy Creek, Adams County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10; $20

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

Ranaway. From the subscriber, living on Sandy Creek, in Adams county, a negro man named ABRAHAM, between 25 and 30 years of age, about five feet 8 or 9 inches, has several scars on his breast, also a large scar on the side of his neck, occasioned by a burn, and has a small beard on each corner of his chin. Whoever will apprehend the above described slave and deliver him to me, shall receive a reward of Ten dollars if taken in, and Twenty dollars if taken out of the limits of this state. ISHAM GRIFFIN.

Document Type

Article

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