Document Title

ms00251

Document ID

ms00251

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

6-10-1831

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

June 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Aaron

Individual ID

ms00304

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'6"

Color/Skin

Very dark

Countenace

Large reddish eyes; High forehead; Very bad countenance; Uneven teeth

Injury/Trama

Scar on breast

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Franklin, Isaac

Owner Occupation

Slave trader

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 1831

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

Was committed to the jail of Adams county, on the 8th day of June, 1831, by H. Tooley, Esq. a negro man calling himself AARON, about 35 years of age, 5 feet 6 1-2 inches high, of very dark complexion, large redish [sic] eyes; high forehead, with a scar on his breast, very bad countenance—sound but uneven fore teeth—says he belongs to ISAAC FRANKLIN, a negro trader. Had on when committed, blue casinet pantaloons, and an old linen shirt. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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