Document Title

ms00334

Document ID

ms00334

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-20-1832

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

July 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Ferriby

Individual ID

ms00388

Gender

M

Age

19

Height

5'6"; 5'7"

Color/Skin

Copper

Countenace

Fine hair; Full face; Small eyes; Thick lips; Scar on forehead; Down look; Talks quickly; Sprightly

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Barnard, Wm.

Owner Home

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Pine Ridge, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50; $100

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

$50 Reward, If taken in the State. Or, One Hundred, If taken out the State. Ranaway from the subscriber, on or about the 1st of march last, a negro girl by the name of FERRIBY, about 19 years of age, copper complexion, a fine suit of hair, full face, small eyes and thick lips; I think she has a scar on her forehead, rather a down look when spoken too [sic], but answers very quick and sprightly, about 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, she had on when she ranaway a white cotton dress. The above reward will be given for her apprehension and delivery or lodging her in jail so that I can get her again. WM. BARNARD. Pine Ridge.

Document Type

Article

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