Document Title

ms00321

Document ID

ms00321

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

6-15-1832

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

June 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

George

Individual ID

ms00375

Gender

M

Age

26

Height

5'7"

Weight

Spare

Color/Skin

Black

Disease/Disability

Left leg is crooked

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Reis, Simon

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10

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

$10 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, a negro boy by the name of GEORGE, about 26 years old, 5 feet 7 inches high, quite black, left leg a little crooked, and is spare made; he had on a long blue surtout coat, a fur hat; and altogether tolerably well dressed. The above reward will be paid for his apprehension, and reasonable charges paid for his delivery to me. SIMON REIS. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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