Document Title

ms00333

Document ID

ms00333

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

7-19-1832

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

July 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Anderson, Allen

Individual ID

ms00387

Gender

M

Age

20

Height

5'11"

Weight

Slender

Color/Skin

Very bright

Countenace

Bushy hair; Sandy hair

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Glenn, Robery

Owner Home

Virginia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Virginia

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, 12th July, 1832, by Jas. Cornell, justice of the peace in and for said county, a mulatto man who calls his name ALLEN ANDERSON, and says he belongs to ROBERT GLENN of Virginia—said negro is five feet eleven and half inches high, complexion very bright, slender made, and has a very bushy head of hair inclined to be sandy, about 20 years of age, had on when committed a dark valencia vest, domestic shirt, cordid [sic] pantaloons, strong brogan shoes, and an old wool 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, Jailor. Vicksburg.

Document Type

Article

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