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Mouth of Menscoe's Creek
Fled or captured as a family group of slaves
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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50 Dollars Reward. Ran-Away or stolen from the mouth of Menscoe’s creek on the [illeg.] inst.: Six Negroes—a mulatto woman about 32 or 33 years old, named BECK, a mulatto boy, almost white, about 10 years old, named MAJER, a mulatto child two years old, called RACHEL, and a young child [illeg.] months old [CHILD], all children of the above woman. Likewise, a mulatto girl, 11 years old named JUBA, and a black boy 4 or 5 years old called JAKE. –Twenty-five dollars reward will be given for apprehending the above Negroes, or information so that I can get them again—or fifty Dollars for the thief and negroes, and all reasonable expences paid—All persons are [illeg.] to pay particular attention to the descriptions of the above negroes. NICHOLAS BOYCE Bratton Camp, near Gallatin, or JAMES BOYCE, at Mr. D. Michies, Natchez.
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