Document Title

ms00233

Document ID

ms00233

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

4-2-1831

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

March 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Juba

Individual ID

ms00286

Gender

M

Age

23

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Color/Skin

Black

Countenace

Affable; Shows teeth when talking; Good teeth

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Stunsbury, Maria

Owner Home

Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Previous Residencies

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

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

January 1831

Origin of Escape

Ascension Parish, Louisiana

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. Ranaway from the plantation of the late WM. J. STUNSBURY in January last, a Negro Man by the name of JUBA, aged about 23 years, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, complexion black, affable in his manners, a fine set of teeth much displayed when talking, took with him various articles of summer clothing, he was purchased of the late STEPHEN PEILLON of New-Orleans. The above reward and all reasonable charges will be paid for the apprehension and delivery at the said Plantation. MARIA STUNSBURY Parish of Ascension, 77 miles above New-Orleans.

Document Type

Article

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