Document Title

ms00028-01

Document ID

ms00028

Newspaper

The Weekly Chronicle

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

1-21-1811

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

6-16-1810

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Michael

Individual ID

ms00038

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'5"

Weight

Well made and active

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Countenace

Handsome; very prominent features; large aqualine nose

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Hook, Moses

Owner Home

Fort Adams, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

June 1810

Origin of Escape

Fort Adams, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Other

Reward Offered

$50

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)

May 2014

Document Description

Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran-Away from the plantation of the subscriber, near Fort Adams, on the 11th of June, two negro fellows, MICHAEL and GEORGE. Michael is a mulatto fellow, about 25 years of age, five feet five inches high, handsome, well made and active, very prominent features, and a large aqualine nose. George is about five feet five inches high, nineteen years of age, very black, well made and active, speaks nothing but English. Whoever will apprehend said fellows, and lodge them in any jail in the territory, so that I get them again, shall have the above reward, and reasonable charges if brought home. MOSES HOOK.

Document Type

Article

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