The Vicksburg Register
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Warren County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaway in Jail. Was committed to the Jail of Warren county, one the 11th of August, 1832, by James Cornell, Justice of the Peace, in and for said county, a mulatto boy who calls his name DAVID, and says he belongs to JAMES WALKER, of Memphis. Said negro is about ten years of age, has strait[sic] hair, four feet three inches high—had on when committed, a blue valencia round jacket and pantaloons, red vest, domestic shirt, and a leather cap. The owner of said negro, is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take him out of jail, or he will be sold as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer. Vicksburg.
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