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Louisiana; Edgefield, South Carolina
Edgefield, South Carolina
Moved with owner
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On the river
Fled or captured as an individual
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Concordia Parish, Louisiana
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Were committed to the jail of the Parish of Concordia, on the 23d inst two Negro men of the following description. One, calling himself GEORGE, about 6 feet in height, stout well made, and apparently between 20 and 30 years of age, dark black. The other calling himself TOM or THOMAS, about 35 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches in height, and of a yellowish complexion. The above Negroes were dressed in Cotton shirts, Linsey pantaloons and coarse blue cloth roundabouts, and state that they belong to Mr. SAVAGE ADAMS, who was descending the river in a flat boat, to settle in some part of Louisiana, and that they were brought from South Carolina, Edgefield District. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take them out of jail. A.D.S. DILLINGHAM, Dep. Sheriff. Parish of Concordia, (La.) [sic].
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