Document Title

ms00355

Document ID

ms00355

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

10-25-1832

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

October 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John; Peter

Individual ID

ms00409

Gender

M

Age

40

Height

Large

Weight

Large

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Hackett, William Y.

Owner Home

Manchester, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Jail at Vicksburg, Mississippi; Jail at Port Gibson, Mississippi; Jail Benton, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

July 1832

Origin of Escape

Manchester, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Other

Reward Offered

$20

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

$20 Reward. Ran away from the subscriber in Manchester, Yazoo County, about the 15th of July last, a negro man named JOHN, about forty years of age, dark complexion, large size. He has broken the Vicksburg and Port Gibson jails, and was sold out of the Benton jail; in some of these jails was known by the name of PETER. Twenty dollars reward will be given for his apprehension and confinement in any jail so that I can get him. WILLIAM Y. HACKETT.

Document Type

Article

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