The Vicksburg Register
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Scar on lower arm
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Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
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Warren County, Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaways in Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Warren county, by James Cornell, a Justice of the Peace, two negro men, viz: CHARLES & PATRICK, who say they belong to WM. TURNER, living near Sellerstown [sic]:—Charles is about 19 years of age, five feet eleven and three quarter inches high, of dark complexion, has a scar on the left side of his forehead and neck, has two burns on his left wrist and elbow, and had on when committed a domestic shirt and white cotton jeans pantaloons, strong brogan shoes, and an old black fur hat. Patrick is about 22 years of age of yellow complexion, 5 feet 6 1-8 inches high, has a scar on his left wrist extending to his elbow, from a burn, and had on when committed a corduroy round jacket, domestic shirt, blue casinet pantaloons, strong brogan shoes, and a new drab hat.—Charles and Patrick have with them a variety of clothing. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take them away, or they will be dealt with as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer. Vicksburg.
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