The Vicksburg Register
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Scars on arm; Scar on torso
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Fled or captured as an individual
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 3d day of June 1832, by James Cornell, Esq. J. P. in and for said county, a negro man who calls himself SIMON, and says he belongs to Mr. NIBERT of Natchez. Said negro is six feet high, of dark complexion and slender make, about twenty-five years of age. His right arm is much scared [sic]—has a large scar under his right breast. Had on when committed, blue jeans pantaloons, a domestic shirt, white vest, an old black fur hat, and a pair of strong brogan shoes. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take him out of Jail, or he will be dealt as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer. Vicksburg.
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