Document Title

ms00313

Document ID

ms00313

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

5-31-1832

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

May 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Clarissa

Individual ID

ms00368

Gender

F

Age

25

Height

5'4"

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Scar on temple; Scars on ears

Injury/Trama

Scar on temple; Scar on ears; Scars on breast; Scar on finger

Chains

No

Work

Agricultural

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Bradley, Jno. M.

Owner Home

Brushy Bayou, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Brushy Bayou, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 1832

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

Runaway in Jail. Was committed to the jail of Warren county, May 30, 1832, by James Cornell, J. P. in and for said county, a negro woman who calls herself CLARISSA, and says she belongs to JNO. M. BRADLEY, Brushy Bayou, Louisiana. Said negro is about twenty five years of age, five feet four inches high, of dark complexion, has a scar just below her right temple, the under part of each ear is much scared [sic], has three scars on her breast, and one on the back of her right forefinger, occasioned by the cut of a cane knife: had on when committed a black silk dress, and a pair of strong brogan shoes. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take her away, or she will be dealt with as the law directs. JAS. HALL, Jailer. Vicksburg.

Document Type

Article

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