The Vicksburg Register
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Round face; Dark teeth
Interstate slave trade
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Fled or captured as a non-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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100 Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscribers living near Satartia, Yazoo county, Mi. on the 15th February inst, two negro men AARON and PLEASANT, Aaron is about six feet high, very stout across the shoulders, has one of his lower eye teeth out, very quick spoken—Pleasant is about five feet nine inches high, round short face, has a scar over one of his eyes about and [sic] inch long, just below the hair, short dark teeth: they are both about 25 years old, had on white Kentucky jeans pantaloons, and coarse cotton shirts. Aaron had a new fur hat, and Pleasant a new wool hat; they had other clothing with them not recollected—they are both quite black. The above reward with all reasonable expenses paid, if delivered to the subscribers, if taken out of the state; $100 if secured in jail, and information given us at this place, or $50 if taken in the state, and secured in jail and notified of the place immediately. It is believed they will aim for Memphis, Tenn. as Pleasant was purchased of a Dr. W. TUCKER, residing in the place. GALE & SUMMERS The ‘State Advocate,’ Columbus, Mi. and the ‘Western Times,’ Memphis, Tenn. are requested to insert the above eight weeks (unless otherwise ordered) [sic] in their respective papers, and forward their accounts to Messars [sic] Gilmore & McCay, Vicksburg, Mi. Satartia, Yazoo County.
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