Mississippi Herald and Natchez Repository
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Wears whiskers; likely fellow; scar on left cheek
Scar on left cheek
Burling, W. (likely Walter)
Interstate slave trade
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Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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26 Dollars Reward. Ran Away on the 7th instant—a Negro Man named JACOB, by trade a Carpenter, about 28 years of age, 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high; has a scar on his left cheek, wears whiskers and is a likely fellow. He was lately brought to this place by Mr. NICHOLLS of Tennessee. The above reward will be paid to any person who will apprehend and deliver him to the subscriber, or secure him in gaol so that he may get him again. Also, an African Boy, About 15 years of age, named SAWNEY; he has remarkable small hands and feet, speaks little or no English. Six dollars will be paid for apprehending him. W. BURLING.
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