Document Title

ms00223

Document ID

ms00223

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

1-22-1831

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

January 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Kyles, Jim

Individual ID

ms00276

Gender

M

Age

60

Weight

Slender

Countenace

Very open and familiar in conversation

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Phillips, John P.

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Selsertown, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Intrastate slave trade

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Presumed Destination

Washington, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10

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

Ten Dollars Reward. Absconded from the subscriber on Saturday last, a Negro man named JIM KYLES, about 60 years of age, slender made, very open and familiar in his conversation—said Jim formerly belonged to Mr. JEFFERSON MONTGOMERY, living near Selser Town. Said Negro had on when he absconded a Fur Cap, a green Fustain [sic] Round-about, and Pantaloons of the same description, and a white Domestic Shirt.—He was seen at Washington yesterday morning. Any person who will apprehend said Negro and deliver him to the undersigned, shall receive the above mentioned reward. J. P. PHILLIPS Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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