Document Title

ms00235

Document ID

ms00235

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

3-26-1831

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

March 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Abram

Individual ID

ms00288

Gender

M

Height

6'2"

Color/Skin

Very black

Countenace

Scar on eyebrow

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Harrison, P. B.

Owner Home

Mount Arrarat, Jefferson County, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Hendersonville, Kentucky

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

Origin of Escape

Mount Arrarat, Jefferson County, Mississippi

Presumed Destination

Hendersonville, Kentucky

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$20; $50

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

Twenty Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber in Jefferson county, Miss. on the night of 18th March, inst. a negro man named ABRAM, 6 feet 2 1-2 inches high, very black complexion, with a scar on his left eye brow. The above boy was lately purchased at the Natchez Landing of a Mr. BAILEY, who brought him from Hendersonville, Ky. and was purchased at that place of Mr. JAMES ROUSE. This negro may endeavour to get back to Kentucky. The above reward will be given if apprehended in the state and securing him so that I get him, or fifty dollars reward if out of the state. P. B. HARRISON Mount Arrarat, Jefferson county.

Document Type

Article

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