Document Title

ms00339

Document ID

ms00339

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

8-3-1832

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

August 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Philip

Individual ID

ms00392

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'7"

Color/Skin

Very dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Benby, William

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

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)

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

Was committed to the Jail of Adam’s [sic] county on the 27th July, 1832, by Cyrus Griffin Esq. a Negro man calling himself PHILIP, and says he belongs to WILLIAM BENBY of New Orleans. He is of very dark complexion 5 feet 7 inches high, and about 30 years of age, had on when committed a check shirt and blue pantaloons, together with a small trunk containing several articles of clothing, and a broad brimmed low crowned hat. The owner of the above described Negro is requested to comply with the requisitions of the law, and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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