The Vicksburg Register
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Fine hair; Straight hair
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Pretended to be/passed as free
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 2d of June 1832, by James Cornell. Esq. J. P. in and for said county, a negro man who calls himself ALICK SMITH, and says he is a free man. Said negro is about twenty years of age, yellow complexion, five feet nine and a half inches high—has fine hair and inclined to be stait [sic]. He says he was raised in Natchez. Had on when committed, a domestic shirt, domestic pantaloons, and strong brogan shoes. The owner of said negro, if any, is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take him out of Jail, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer. N. B. The above negro man says that he was bound to James Dublin of Natchez, as a free boy. J.H. Vicksburg.
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