Document Title

ms00286

Document ID

ms00286

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

2-16-1832

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

February 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Andrew

Individual ID

ms00338

Gender

M

Age

20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25

Height

5'7"

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Walker, Mr.

Owner Occupation

Judge

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

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

Runaway in Jail. Was Committed to the Jail of Warren county, by James Cornell a Justice of the Peace for said county, a negro man who calls himself ANDREW, and says he belongs to Judge WALKER of Natchez.—Said negro is five feet seven and half inches high, about twenty or twenty-five years of age, and had on when committed an old Camlet Cloak, a grey linsey roundabout, corduroy pantaloons, a domestic shirt and white twilled vest half worn, an old fur hat and strong coarse shoes. The owner of said negro, is requested to come forward prove property and pay charges, or he will be sold as the law directs. REUBEN MARSHALL, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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