Document Title

ms00273

Document ID

ms00273

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

11-18-1831

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

November 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Charles

Individual ID

ms00324

Gender

M

Age

25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30

Height

5'8"

Color/Skin

Very dark

Countenace

Hair shaved from back of head

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Buckner, Ro. H.

Owner Home

Warrenton, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

October 1831

Origin of Escape

Warrenton, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

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

20 Dollars Reward. Ranaway, from the plantation of the subscriber, about four miles below Warrenton, on the Mississippi river, a negro fellow named CHARLES, twenty-five or thirty years of age, five feet eight inches high, very dark complexion, with the hair shaved off from the back of his head. Said fellow has been absent for about a month; I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery on the aforesaid plantation, if taken in the county of Warren, or it taken out of it, for his committal to any jail so that I obtain him. RO. H. BUCKNER.

Document Type

Article

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