Document Title

ms00280

Document ID

ms00280

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

12-31-1831

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

December 1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Billy

Individual ID

ms00331

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'7"

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Pert; Impudent

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Kees, Edward; Tutpin, White

Owner Home

Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Adams County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

December 1831

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 Adams County, on the 26th day of December, 1811 [sic], by H. Tooley, Esq. a Negro man who calls himself BILL, and says he belongs to EDWARD KEES; but I have been informed that he belongs to WHITE TUTPIN, Esq. of this county. Said negro is of dark complexion, about 30 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, has a very pert and impudent countenance; had on a fine blue roundabout, fine blue pantaloons, good cotton shirt, good brown fur hat, also blue camlet cloak, and sundry other articles of clothing. Said negro was apprehended on the steamboat Oregon, on her way up. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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