Document Title

ms00276

Document ID

ms00276

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

12-9-1831

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

December 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Ned

Individual ID

ms00328

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'

Weight

Heavy

Countenace

Very ugly; Slow motioned; Awkward walk

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Sengstack, C.

Previous Residencies

Coles' Creek, Mississippi; Payne's Landing, Mississippi; Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

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

December 1831

Origin of Escape

Cole's Creek, Mississippi; Payne's Landing, Mississippi; Adams County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

Liberal

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

Ranaway, on Thursday night, the 1st of December, from the Steamboat Lady of the Lake, at Mr. Payne’s Landing, near the mouth of Coles’ Creek, a negro man called NED, about 5 feet high, a very ugly face, heavily built, slow motioned, and has an awkward walk, about 35 years of age. Said boy used to belong in that neighborhood. A liberal reward will be given for his apprehension and delivery in any jail. C. SENGSTACK.

Document Type

Article

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