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Fled or captured as an individual
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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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.
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