Document Title

ms00303

Document ID

ms00303

Creators

Unknown, false

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

5-15-1832

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

May 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Liverpool; Pooley

Individual ID

ms00361

Gender

M

Age

21; 22

Height

5'5"; 5'6"

Countenace

Smart; Active; Intelligent; Good looking; Speaks quickly; Walks quickly

Chains

No

Work

Artisan

English Proficiency

Can read and write

Literacy

Yes

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Residencies

New Bern, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

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

April 1832

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$100

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

$100 Reward. Ranaway from N. Orleans about one month since, a black boy, aged about 21 or 22 years, by the name of LIVERPOOL, or is sometimes known by the name of POOLEY; he is a carpenter by trade, about 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high, very good looking, speaks and walks rather quick. He was purchased in the fall of 1830 in, or near Newbern North Carolina, was shipped from thence to Norfolk, and from thence to New Orleans. He is a smart, active, intelligent boy, and it is believed, he can read and write. Whoever will deliver him to his master in New Orleans, shall receive the above reward of one hundred dollars, or $50 will be paid for lodging him in any jail so that his master can get him again. Apply at this office.

Document Type

Article

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