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Full hair; Large white eyes; Sly countenance
Interstate slave trade
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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 on the 19th day of May, 1831, by Samuel Postlethwaite, esquire, a negro man calling himself THOMAS; who says he belongs to a Mr. MEADOWS, a negro trader from Kentucky, who purchased him in the state of Tennessee. He is 5 feet 8 inches high, and about 22 years of age, of very black complexion, a full coat of hair comed [sic] up, large white eyes, rather sly in his countenance; had on a blue broad cloth dress coat, coarse linen shirt, and an old pair of linsey pantaloons, and a new palmetto hat, also, a pair of old saddle bags, containing an old blue cloth frock coat, and a pair of old boots. 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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