Document Title

ms00329

Document ID

ms00329

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-6-1832

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

July 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Alexander

Individual ID

ms00383

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'2"

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Very dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Stark, John

Owner Home

Wilkinson County, 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

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 183

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

Was committed to the jail of Adams county, by H. Tooley, Esq. on the 29th June, 1832, a negro man calling himself ALEXANDER, and says he belongs to JOHN STARK of Wilkinson county, Mi. Said negro is of very dark complexion, 5 feet 2 inches high, and about 30 years of age, stout made, had an old linen shirt and pantaloons, also a soldier’s cap. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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