Document Title

ms00347

Document ID

ms00347

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

9-6-1832

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

September 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Simon

Individual ID

ms00400

Gender

M

Age

22

Height

5'5"

Color/Skin

Very black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Dean. Wm.

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

September 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

Runaway in Jail. Was committed to the jail of Warren county, one the 1st day of September, by John Lane, Judge of Probate of said county, a negro boy named SIMON, who says he belongs to WM DEAN. Said boy is very black, five feet five inches high, about 22 years of age.—Had on when committed, coarse cotton clothes. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him away, or he will be sold as the law directs. JAMES HALL, Jailer.

Document Type

Article

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