Document Title

ms00346

Document ID

ms00346

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-7-1832

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

August 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Peter

Individual ID

ms00399

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

5'8"

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Swollen eyes

Disease/Disability

Swollen eyes

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Marston, Henry

Owner Home

Clinton, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Clinton, 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)

August 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 H. Tooley, Esq on the 30th August, 1832, as a runaway, a negro man who calls himself PETER, and says he belongs to HENRY MARSTON, near Clinton, La. He is 5 feet 8 1-2 inches high, and about 35 years of age; of quite dark complexion; stout made; appears to have the under part of his eyes swelled; had on when committed a white linsey roundabout (if it had have been washed) [sic] and a pair of dark mixed casenet [sic] pantaloons. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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