Document Title

ms00327

Document ID

ms00327

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

7-5-1832

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

July 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Timothy

Individual ID

ms00381

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'10"

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Scar on chin

Injury/Trama

Scar on chin; Ends of fingers cut off; Infected fingers

Disease/Disability

Infected fingers

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Barlow, N.

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

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

July 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 July 1832, by Wm Mills, J. P. in and for said county, a negro man who calls himself TIMOTHY, and says he belongs to N. BARLOW of Natchez. Said negro is five feet ten inches high, rather dark complexion, about thirty years of age, has a small scar on his chin, and the ends of every finger on his left hand was cut off with an axe in April last, and are not entirely well. Had on when committed, a domestic shirt, brown woollen [sic] vest, grey woollen [sic] pantaloons, an old drab hat, and 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 with as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer. Vicksburg.

Document Type

Article

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