Document Title

ms00024

Document ID

ms00024

Newspaper

Mississippi Herald and Natchez Repository

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-15-1807

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

7-11-1807

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Sukey

Individual ID

ms00028

Gender

F

Age

18

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Countenace

Pleasing; Generally good tempered; likely

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Trahern, Westly

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

July 1807

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Presumed Destination

Tennessee

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)

May 2014

Document Description

10 Dollars Reward. Run-Away from the Landing at this city on Friday last, the 10th inst. A likely Mulatto Girl, Named SUKEY, about 18 years of age, she has a pleasing countenance and is generally good tempered, she had on when she went off, a red stuff jacket and white cambrick petticoat—took some callico, with a (white grownd) unmade [sic]. The above reward and reasonable charges will be paid to any person who will apprehend and secure the said girl, so that I get her again, or delivers her in my absence to Col. F. L. Claiborne. WESTLY TRAHERN. N.B. It is expected she will endeavour to make for Tennessee. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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