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Cramped contracted face; Large powder burn around mouth; Missing front teeth; Hair is graying; Very bad countenance
Large powder burn around mouth
Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, by H. Tooley, Esq. on the 8th day of March, 1831, a negro man calling himself HENRY, and says he belongs to JOHN WILLIAMS, a negro trader, who left him at this Landing, he is 5 feet 6 inches high, about 35 years of age, with cramped contracted face, a large scar round about his mouth, as he says it was produced by the flashing of Powder, some of his fore teeth out, some grey hairs, had on a Blue Dress cloth coat, mixed casinet pantaloons, red striped vest, old fur hat, good shoes and socks, very bad countenance. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.
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