Document Title

ms00262

Document ID

ms00262

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

10-7-1831

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

September 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Nelson

Individual ID

ms00313

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'6"

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Bourgeat, Martin

Owner Home

Raccourci, Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Raccourci, Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Concordia Parish, Louisiana

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 the parish of Concordia, on the – [sic] instant, a negro man who calls himself NELSON, and states that he belongs to Mr. MARTIN BOURGEOISE, of Point Coupee. Said slave is about 5 feet 6 inches high, and about 30 years of age. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. A.D.S. DILLINGHAM, D.S., Parish of Concordia. Vidalia

Document Type

Article

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