Document Title

ms00322

Document ID

ms00322

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

6-21-1832

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

June 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Lewis

Individual ID

ms00376

Gender

M

Age

25; 26; 27

Height

5'5"

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Anderson, Bailey

Owner Home

Liverpool, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Liverpool, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

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 15th of June, 1832, by James Cornell, J. P. in and for said county, a negro man who calls himself LEWIS, and says he belongs to BAILEY ANDERSON on the Yazoo, near Liverpool, Mi. Said negro is five feet five inches high, dark complexion, about twenty five or seven years of age; had on when committed a domestic shirt, domestic pantaloons and an old black fur hat. 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 with as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer.

Document Type

Article

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