Document Title

ms00328

Document ID

ms00328

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

Woodward

Individual ID

ms00382

Gender

M

Age

20; 21; 22

Height

5'7"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Missing teeth

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Nevitt, Captain

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 3rd July, 1832, by Wm Mills, J. P. in and for said county, a negro man who calls his name WOODWARD, says he belongs to Capt. NEVITT of Natchez. Said negro is five feet seven and half inches high, yellow complexion, about twenty or twenty-two years of age, has two of upper fore teeth out, had on when committed, a linen shirt, round jacket and pantaloons, an old black fur hat, and a pair of pumps. 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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