Document Title

ms00284

Document ID

ms00284

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

2-10-1832

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

January 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Tom

Individual ID

ms00336

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'8"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Adams, Savage

Owner Home

Louisiana; Edgefield, South Carolina

Previous Residencies

Edgefield, South Carolina

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Moved with owner

Origin of Escape

On the river

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Concordia Parish, Louisiana

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

January 1832

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

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].

Document Type

Article

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