The Vicksburg Register
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Warren County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaway in Jail Was committed to the Jail of Warren county, on the 8th of April, 1832, by James Cornell, J.P. a negro man who calls himself TOM FRANKLIN, and says he is a free man. Said negro is about twenty two or three years of age, five feet seven inches high, rather dark complected, and quick spoken; had on when committed a blue linsey round jacket, white vest, domestic shirt, corduroy pantaloons, coarse brogan shoes, and an old fur hat.—The owner, if any, is requested to come forward, pay charges, and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. JAS. HALL, Jailor. Vicksbnrg [sic].
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