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Petit Gulf, Mississippi
Purchased from unknown location
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Was committed to the Jail of Adams county, on the 21st day of December, 1831, by H. Tooley, Esq. a small Negro boy, who calls himself FED, and says he belongs to PETER NELSON, who brought him to this place for sale, and that said Nelson lived at the Petit Gulf. He is about 12 years of age, 4 feet 9 inches high, of quite dark complexion; has very large eyes; had on a cotton shirt, blue linsey roundabout and pantaloons, an old wool hat, old shoes and socks. The owner of the above described Negro, is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor. Natchez.
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