Document Title

ms00340

Document ID

ms00340

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

Joseph

Individual ID

ms00393

Gender

M

Age

21

Height

5'

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Very dark

Ethnicity

African

Chains

No

Languages

African dialect

English Proficiency

Intelligible

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Clark, Mr.

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

International slave trade

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 Adams county by C. Griffin, esq. on the 1st day of July 1832, a negro man calling himself JOSEPH, and says he belongs to Mr. – [sic] CLARK, of New Orleans, he is about 21 years of age, 5 feet high and of very dark complexion, stout made, had on linnen [sic] pantaloons cotton shirt, and blue striped roundabout, has an African dialect although he speaks intelligibly the english [sic]. 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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