Document Title

ms00316

Document ID

ms00316

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

6-7-1832

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

June 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Simon

Individual ID

ms00371

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

6'

Weight

Slender

Color/Skin

Dark

Injury/Trama

Scars on arm; Scar on torso

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Nibert, Mr.

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 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 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.

Document Type

Article

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